And-lit

Old Norse Dictionary - and-lit

Meaning of Old Norse word "and-lit" in English.

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

and-lit Old Norse word can mean:

and-lit
n. and annlit, [and-, adversus, and líta; Ulf. andavleizns = πρύσωπον; A. S. andvlite; Germ. antlitz], a face, countenance; á andliti þeirra, 623. 61; sá ek annlit þitt, id., Nj. 16; þangat horfi anlit er hnakki skyldi, n. G. L. i. 12; Hom. 7 renders in faciem by í andliti. Metaph. auglit is used as more dignified; í augliti Guðs (not andliti), ενώπιον του Θεου, in the eyes or sight of God.
and-lit
COMPDS: andlitsbjörg, andlitsfarinn, andlitsmein, andlitssköp.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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