And-vana

Old Norse Dictionary - and-vana

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

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

and-vana Old Norse word can mean:

and-vana
and andvani, adj. ind., and now andvanr, adj.
and-vana
I. [and- and vanr, solitus], destitute, wanting; with gen., a. átu, lífs a., auðs ok alls gamans a., Hkv. 2. 31, Völs. kviður, Lex. Poët.; alls a. nema víls ok vesaldar, Fms. iii. 95; a. heilsu, Magn. 512; alls a., of the beggar Lazarus, Greg. 24; a. þeirrar þjónustu, in want of, Post. 656 B; margs a., Bret. 174; a eigna várra, having lost our lands, 208.
and-vana
II. [önd, anima], now = exanimis; andvana lík, a lifeless corpse, Pass. 4. 23.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Greg.
Gregory. (F. II.)
Hkv.
Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
Magn.
Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
Post.
Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
Pass.
Passiu-Sálmar.
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