As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. ind. [cp. Ulf. andavaurd; Germ. antwort], the Icel. use svar or andsvar (Engl. answer) in this sense; andorða only appears in the phrase, að verða a., to come to words with, Rd. 300, Korm. 110 (rare).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᛏ-ᚢᚱᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.