Au-virðast

Old Norse Dictionary - au-virðast

Meaning of Old Norse word "au-virðast" in English.

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

au-virðast Old Norse word can mean:

au-virðast
d, to become worthless, Eg. 103, Glúm. 377 C.
au-virðast
2. in the act. to think unworthy, disparage, Barl. 21, 57, 123, 190, Mar. 83: seldom used except in Norse writers, and consequently spelt with an ‘af-:’ in reflex. sense. Stj. 483.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
act.
active.
l.
line.
reflex.
retlexive.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Glúm.
Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
Barl.
Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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