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V

vað nn. 1. ford in a stream; 2. small mill-dam;

holevað - ON holuvað?

vadel nm. (ON vaðill) shallow place in water

vadmel nn. (ON vaðmál) thick woollen, home-vowen stuff

vaga vw. to waddle

vaga vw. interj. swim on top, cake! Oh vaga piddi!

vagdum nm. 1. shape, form (esp. of a person or thing passing); 2. glimpse of a person or thing

vaitem nn. (ON vatn?) slimy fluid, thin matter

vakavw. to be awake

vakhus nn. watchhouse

vakna vw. 1. to awake; 2. to stir, come to motion; 3. to loosen (peats); hannj er vaknað åitte the wind has begun to blow

vakt nf. watch-hill

vallja vw. (ON valla) to wander about

valska, vjalska nf. loquacity, noisy talk, fluent chatter full of fun; dað er vjalska å djer you're merry and talkative

valska, vjalska vw. 1. to talk indistinctively and imperfectly; 2. babble

vam nn. mysterious, magic or hypnotyzing influence from a person; hannj hever vam veð sjer; at kasta vam(ið) øver e-on to cast spell, hypnotize

vama vw. to bewitch, unnerve

Vama nf. name for a big-bellied cow or sheep

vamd adj. 1. strange, queer; 2. unattractive, disagreeable = illvamd

vamgert, vaim- nm. (ON vǫmb?) belly-band, saddle-girth (of a pack-horse)

vamp nm. (ON hvammr; cf. skump < skum) hollow, depression

van- prefix: lack, unsufficiency; vanvun, vantru

van adj. lacking, destitute of something; eg kom van af fiski I had a fish on the hook, but lost it

van nm. (ON vani) 1. habit, custom; 2. usage

vana vw. to deprive one of something

vanførdig adj. (ON vanfœrr) infirm, unable

vand nm. (ON vǫndr + L.Sc. wand) fishing-rod

vanga nf. noisy and troublesome flock

vanhjolsanf. (ON vanheilsa) delicate health

vanhulig adj. (ON vanhófligr) forbidden, not allowable

vanjd nm. (ON vandr adj.) 1. care and ability in working; 2. shape, form

vanjda vw. 1. to form, shape; 2. to put in order, arrange; 3. to to take shape; 4. to adapt, fit

vanjdet adj. (ON vandaðr) 1. having a certain shape or form; velvanjdet; 2. of certain kind or nature

vanjdlos adj. 1. having no ability to execute fine work; 2. lacking handiness, awkward

vanjdlosi nf. (ON vandleysi) awkwardness, lack of judgement and handiness

vanlig adj. 1. promising, helpful; 2. that makes good impression; 3. convenient, agreeable;hannj er meri vanlig [vanligere] I value him more, like him better; dað er meri vanlig [vanligere]I like that better

vanlos adj. 1. hopeless; 2. lonely, friendless

vanlukk nf. ill-luck, misfortune

vantrivenn adj.ill-thriven

vantru nf. unbelief, mistrust = mistru

vanvird nn. (ON vanvirði) 1. thing of little value; 2. poor creature, orphan; hannj fekk dað fyri vanvirdi; pørligt vanvirdi

vanvirdig adj. worthless

vanvorden adj. 1. slightly deformed;2. sad-looking; 3. exhausted; 4. unwell

var nf. (ON vǫr) 1. lip; 2. edge of the lip of a fish

var nn. the first observation or perception of something

var adj. 1. aware, attentive; 2. wary, cautious; at vara var av e-u; sjuen er var av honon [di] the commotion in the sea indicates rough weather

vara vw. (ON vara(sk)) 1. to be careful, wary, attentive; 2. to beware of; 3. to show one attention, to care; at taka sog varan; take dog vara(n)!; 4. to have a suspicion of something; vara hana! vara hannj aldri! have nothing to do with her! don't mind him!

vara vw. (Nor. vara) 1. to row the boat a short way on or back; 2. to drift a little to one side

vara, varga vs. (ON vera 'to be', verða 'to become') 1. to be; 2. to become (future of 'to be'); ve vare djer! woe to you! shame upon you! (ON vé verði þér!) tvit varge djer! (ON tvít verði þér!)

varbak nm. (ON varmaðkr?) species of larva

varg nm. 1. unruly animal; 2. greedy person; 3. large and ungraceful object

varga vw. 1. to soil, defile; 2. to perform dirty work

vari nm. heed, attention, taking heed of something; at taka vara to heed, pay attention to a warning or reminder

varigad nm. (ON L.Sc. ware-)small cod

varisa vw. to be doubtful, hesitate

varp nn. cast, throw

varpa vw. (ON verpa vs., varpa vw.) 1. to cast, throw; 2. to make a stroke with the oar; 3. to cast out seed, sow

varsna vw. (ON versna) to get worse

varla vw. (ON varðlokka?) to take away the profit of a piece of land by witchcraft

varlin nf. (ON varlína) spare line (in fish.)

varlos adj. 1. unaware, inattentive; 2. careless; 3. awkward

varnagl nm. (ON varnagli) wooden nail or pin

vatl nf. (ON veizla) kind of a tax

vatn nn. 1. water; 2. lake; 3. sea, wave

vatnsdollja nf. water-pail; vatnsdudla (Foula)

vatnsferð [vatshfer] nf.: fyri vatnsferð = temporarily, quickly and loosely; du hever lagt dað burt fyri vatnsferð you have put it aside for a meantime

vatnsgarð, -gårð nm. halo round the sun or moon, indicating rain

vaittaband nn. (ON vǫttr ‘mitten’) woollen band < mitten-band

vav nn. worsted tied round soft bait

vava vw. (ON vefja) to tie worsted round soft bait

vavra vw. (ON vafra ‘to roam’) 1. to shake (from weakness or cold); 2. to move with a slow gait

vavla vw. to cause to tangle

ve interj. (ON vei) to invoke evil upon somebody;ve vari woe betide; ve vari djer! woe to you!

veda nf. (ON veita) wet, water T

vedek nm. 1. ditch for draining water; 2. narrow stream; 3. stripe

vederbiter nm. mock-sun

vederdag nm. day of (fine) weather

veð prep. 1. with;2. along; 3. in a line with; upp veð to west/north-west; ut veð to south/south-east, prop. along the outward side (Nor. utmed); fram veð in a line with something farther off; inn veð in a line with something farther in; litli helljer fram veð [in veð] a little cave in a line with something farther in

veg nm. (ON viðr) crooced piece of wood

vegavw. (ON veikjast?) to fal into swoon, faint

veggvol nm. (ON veggvölr) wooden post stuck into the byre-wall

vek adj. (ON veikr) weak; vek ok vanvørdig

vel nn. choice, selection

velavirdi (ON vel verði (þér)) thanks God!

velja vw. (ON valjdi) to choose, select

veljta nf. strip of field prepared with spade or ploughed; see also attavelta, attivelt

veljta nf. 1. overturned position; 2. mire, mud, morass

veljta vw. to trudge laboriously through mire and mud

vell nn. rain of moderate force and density

vellin nn. (ON vélendi) oesophagus

velsi nm. (ON vǫlsi) large cylindrical figure

velvilljet adj. (ON velviljaðr) obliging

vemba nf. (ON *vemba) stomach of a ling

ven adj. (ON vænn) fine, bright and calm (of weather); hannj er mukkið ven i nåitt; ven nåitt

vender nn. turning

venjda vw. to turn; at venjda sog to turn oneself; venjde dog! 1. turn around! (Da. vend dig!); 2. move a little to one side!; 3. make room (in the boat)! = veð venjd dog! (ON við vend þér!)

venjdra vw. to turn in a certain direction

venlig adj. fairly good, not bad (weather)

vept nm. woof

veptaslu nf. anything useless and of poor quality

ver nn. (ON ver) skerry where sea-birds breed

verdi, virdi nn. (ON varðlokka?) superstitious formulaor custom

versmoja nf. sister-in-law

vestren adj. (ON vestroenn) western

vetring nm. a one years old cow-calf

vev nn. wooden bolt of a door

vid nm. 1. wood, timber; 2. growth of trees

vidja [dzh] nf. (ON viðja) 1. crooked piece of wood; 2. withy, small tree; 3. tall cabbage-stalk

viga vs. (ON víkja) 1. to move, stir, wag; 2. to answer, reply

viggelju adj. (ON *viðguligr?) noisy, troublesome

vik nf. inlet, small and mostly open bay

vik nn. 1. inclination, deflexion, spirits, disposition (for evil); 2. curve, corner; vik monnjsens

vika, vikka vs. (ON víkja, Fær, Nor. vika) 1. to move (a little); 2. to get to move, drive; 3. to entice, seduce; 4. to answer; 5. to fit, suit

vill nm. (ON bylr?) squall of wind

vill nf. (ON villa) the state of having lost one's way

vill adj. (ON villr) having lost one's way

villa vw. (ON villask) to lose one's way, go astray

villarø nn. foolish talk, nonsense

villi nm. (ON veðrlamb?) male lamb

vil nn.pl. small intestines

villsom adj. misleading, that leads one astray

vindli nm. wisp, bundle (of straw)

vindog nn. window

vingsnju nm. (ON væng-knúi) the wing joint < wing-knuckle

vinna vs. (past vann) 1. to perform a laborious work; at vinna vårið to perform the spring work; 2. to earn profitor wages; 3. to manage to do something; eg kann ikke vinna at di I can't manage to get it done this time

vir nn. (ON veðr 'weather') scent, feeling

vir nm. excelent person (animal, thing); virin (def.) the best or most prominent; hannj var virin av sinni ø; 2. a great beauty (Edm.)

virda vw. (ON virða) to value, estimate

virdek nm. small cairn, pile of peats

virdi nn. (ON virði 'value') 1. good essential quality, strength; 2. strong taste of something; dað er ikke virdi i di; 3. calculated quantity of hay

virdlos adj. incapable, feeble and awkward

virka vw. (ON virka) to knit

virma vw. (ON hverfa) to break; at virma årana

virna vw. (ON verða?) to become; hvat er virnað av di? what has become of it?

virpa nf. very sour milk or bland < something that cast its proper taste

virpa vw. 1. to cast; 2. to throw up, vomit; hannj virpaði upp sinn måga

virpet adj. acrid, sour

virsammoder nf. (ON Fær. vágsmóðir + L.Sc. wirsam) "boil-mother", core of a boil

virslin adj. 1. poor, loose worsted; 2. feeble; 3. languid;4. powerless

virt nf. infusion of malt, wort

visa vw. (ON vísa) 1. to show out; 2. totry to get rid of something with tricks; at visa burt/fram; give honon sikket at visa honon burt

visek nm. (ON vísa) folk-song, ballad

visna vw. 1. to wither, shrivel; 2. starve; 3. plague, annoy, worry

vister nf.pl.: illar vister: slight oath, wish for something

vita vpp. 1. to know; 2. to keep to one's opinion, insist; 3. to express, utter; hon mundi ikke vita she wouldn't insist upon anything else

vitra vw. (ON vitra) to inform (one of something)

vitsja vw. 1. to visit; 2. to go from house to house gathering gossips; at gånga vitsjandi (um) = at gånga millja husa

vitsjferð, vitjferð nf.: fyri vitsfer: for a short time, temporarily, loosely

vjoget adj. (ON Nor. bogen) 1. somewhat sour, half-sour; 2. half-rotten, spoiled

voga vw. (ON vika) week; santa voga 1st week in June, the holy week; pasavoga Easter-week, Passions-week (L.Sc. pase, pays)

voksen adj. grown-up

vokster nm. (ON vǫxtr) 1. growth, thriving; gud i vokstri; dað er vokster å honon; hannj hever fengið voksteren he grows faster than boys usually do; 2. physical form; 3. deportment, (right) mode of bearing; 4. enterprise, energy; hon kleddi sog veð vokstri she dressed herself quickly

vol nm. (ON vǫlr) piece of wood, stick, post; see veggvol

vollj nm. (ON vǫllr; Dat.sg. velli, Nom.pl. vellir) flat, low-lying piece of ground

vorda vw. (ON forða?): vorda sog to move aboot feebly and wearily; eg kann ikke vorda mog ut

vorden adj. (ON vorðinn, pp. of verða) 1. of a certain form or kind; 2. in a certain state; 3. conditioned

voss nn. (ON Da. os) 1. juice; 2. lye, water in which somthing is bioled

vun nf. hope, expectation; at hava i vun to have in prospect

vunavw. to hope, expect

vyrr nf. (ON vǫrr, varar) wharf, paved landing-place; båten kom øver vyrrena

vyvdi nm. (ON vǫðvi) 1. muscle; 2. wind-dried meat

vyvdet adj. wind-dried

nm. (ON vágr; Dat.sg ) bay, creek (somewhat more indented than vik)

våd nf. (ON vaða) shoal of fish on the surface of the water

våga vw. (ON vaka) 1. to wake; 2. to stay long on oneplace, be out very late

våga vw. (ON vágen < Germ. wagen) 1. to dare, venture; 2. to venture to go from 1 place to another; at våga (sog) ut; hannj kann ikke våga seg ut frå eljdenon; ingen båt kundi hava vågað ut til Estramynnis

våker adj. (ON vakr) 1. brisk, active, strong; 2. in good condition, well-fed and healthy

våla vw. to howl, wail (esp. of the cat)

vålin adj. 1. insipid; 2. stale; 3. nauseous;4. too fresh (fish)

vålhard nm. (ON allharðr adj.) sea-bottom T, fishing-ground

vålka nf. (ON álka) auk, alca

vålmenn adj. common (subst.)

vålmenning nm. a common

vålmø nm. (ON almúgi) 1. large assembly of people; 2. great number of things

våmd adj. 1. sourish (fish); 2. half-rotten

vång nm. piece of pasture for a cow

vår nn. 1. spring; 2. digging of the soil in spring

vård nm. (ON varði) mountain-top; large prominent hill

våring nm. seal < håring

vårlek nm. small oar < år

vårmø nn. (ON vármœði?) great weariness, exhaustion

våsta nf. (ON vasta) unsheltered place


 
 

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