Ár-angr

Old Norse Dictionary - ár-angr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ár-angr" in English.

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

ár-angr
rs, m. [ár = annona], gener. a year, season, = árferð; also the produce of the earth brought forth in a year (season), which is at present in the east of Icel. called ársali, v. árferð; skapaðist árangrinn eptir spásögu Jóseps, 655 vii. 4; ok at liðnum þeim vetrum tók á. at spillast, Gþl. 77; mun batna á. sem várar, Þorf. Karl. (A. A.) 111: the mod. use is only metaph., effect, result; so e. g. árangrs-laust, n. adj. without effect, to no effect.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
e. g.
exempli gratia.
f.
feminine.
gener.
generally.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

A. A.
Antiquitates Americanae. (E. II.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
Þorf. Karl.
Þorfinns Saga Karlsefnis. (D. II.)
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