And-svara

Old 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-svara
and annsvara, að, to answer; þá annsvarar konungrinn, Fms. xi. 56, rare, and in a more formal sense than the simple verb svara.
and-svara
β. answer, to be responsible for; sem ek vil a. fyrir Guði, as I will answer before God,l. 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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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