And-skoti

Old Norse Dictionary - and-skoti

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

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

and-skoti Old Norse word can mean:

and-skoti
and annskoti, a, m. [and-, adversus; skjóta, skoti], prop. an opponent, adversary, one who ‘shoots from the opposite ranks;’ a. lýðs várs ok laga várra, 655 xvi. B; þeir höfðu heyrt at andskotar þeirra vildi verja þeim vígi þingvöllinn, they had heard that their adversaries would keep them by a fight from the parliament field, Íb. ch. 7; eigi mun ek vera í andskota flokki móti honum, Fms. v. 269. 2. metaph. a fiend, devil, transl. of Satan, now only used in that sense and in swearing; nú hefir a. fundit færi á at freista yðvar, Post. 656; far í brott a., ϋπαγε Σατανα, 146; a. ok þeir englar er eptir honumhurfu, Ver. I; dökvir þik, anskoti (voc.), 623. 31, Hom. 108, 109, K. Á. 20.
and-skoti
COMPD: andskotaflokkr.

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

Abbreviations used:

ch.
chapter.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
prop.
proper, properly.
s. v.
sub voce.
transl.
translation.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Íb.
Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
Post.
Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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