VegnaOld Icelandic Dictionary - vegna
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "vegna" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
vegna Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. to proceed, go (v. vel, illa); þeim hafði illa ~t, they had done badly, had bad luck.
- gen. pl.
- 1) tveggja v., on (from) two sides (sœkja þeir nú at honum tveggja v.);
- 2) á (or af) v. e-s, on one’s behalf, also simply, v. e-s, on one’s account or behalf, on the part of; minna (várra) v., on my (our) behalf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚴᚾᛅ
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