And-orða

Old Norse Dictionary - and-orða

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

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

and-orða
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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
Rd.
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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