And-svaraOld Norse Dictionary - and-svara
Meaning of Old Norse word "and-svara" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
and-svara Old Norse word can mean:
- and annsvara, að, to answer; þá annsvarar konungrinn, Fms. xi. 56, rare, and in a more formal sense than the simple verb svara.
- β. answer, to be responsible for; sem ek vil a. fyrir Guði, as I will answer before God, Gþl. 66; v. anza or ansa.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᛏ-ᛋᚢᛅᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)