Á-sjóna

Old Norse Dictionary - á-sjóna

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-sjóna" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-sjóna Old Norse word can mean:

á-sjóna
(ásjána older form, Ld. 122, Niðrst. 6), u, f. one’s look, aspect, countenance; líkami Njáls ok á., Nj. 208; kvenna vænst bæði at ásjánu (appearance) ok vitsmunum, Ld. 122; greppligr í á., ugly looking, Fms. i. 155; yfirbragð ok á., 216, Greg. 45.
á-sjóna
β. form, shape; í þræls ásjánu (in form like a slave) festr á kross, Niðrst. 6; andi Drottins í dúfu á., in form like a dove, 686 B. 13; engill í eldligri á., Hom. 81, Eluc. 17.
á-sjóna
γ. = Lat. persona; eigi skaltú líta á. í dómi, Hom. 19 (non accipies personam in judicio).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᛋᛁᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
Lat.
Latin.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Greg.
Gregory. (F. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Niðrst.
Niðrstigningar Saga. (F. III.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Eluc.
Elucidarium. (F. II.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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