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33 AUDMJUKR -- AUFUSA.

auð-mjúkr, adj. humble, meek, compar. auðmjúkari, Sturl. i. 45; a.

iðran, devoted repentance, H. E. i. 510.

auð-munaðr, adj. part. easily remembered, not to be forgotten, Fms. vi.

249, v. l.

auð-mýkja, t and ð, to humble; a. sik, to humble oneself, Bs. i. 854.

auð-mýkt, f. meekness, humility, Fms. viii. 54, v. 1.; now freq. in theol.

writers.

auðn, f. [auðr, adj.], a wilderness, desert; auðn Sinai, Stj. 300. β.

land which has no owner or is waste, uninhabited; bygðust þá margar

auðnir víða, many wide wastes were then peopled, Eg. 15; alla auðn

landsins, Fms. i. 5, viii. 33, Greg. 33: the auðn was claimed as a royal

domain; konungr á hér a. alla í landi, Fms. xi. 225; um þær auðnir er

menn vilja byggja, þá skal sá ráða er a. á, the owner of the waste, N. G. L.

i. 125: different from almenningr, compascuum or common. 2. more

specially a deserted farm or habitation; sá bær hét síðan á Hrappstöðum,

þar er nú a., Ld. 24; liggja í a., to lie waste, 96, Grág. ii. 214, cp.

278. 3. destruction; auðn borgarinnar (viz. Jerusalem), Greg. 40,

Rb. 332, Ver. 43, Sd. 179 (where auðnu, f.); ríki mitt stendr mjök til

auðnar, is in a state of desolation, Fms. xi. 320, Bret. 68: insolvency,

utter poverty, Grág. i. 62. COMPDS: auðnar-hús, n. deserted huts, on

mountains or in deserts, Grág. ii. 158. auðnar-óðal, n. impoverished

estates, Sks. 333. auðnar-sel, n. deserted shielings, Orkn. 458.

auðna, u, f. desolation, Sd. 179, bad reading.

auðna, u, f. [auðit], fortune, and then, like GREEK, good luck, one's

good star, happiness, (cp. heill, hamingja, gæfa, all of them feminines, --

good luck personified as a female guardian), in the phrase, a. ræðr, rules;

auðna mun því ráða, Fate must settle that, Nj. 46, Lv. 65; ræðr a. lífi (a

proverb), Orkn. 28; arka at auðnu (or perh. better dat. from auðinn), v. arka,

Nj. 185, v. 1.; at auðnu, adv. prosperously, Sl. 25; blanda úgiptu við a.,

Fms. ii. 61; með auðnu þeirri at þorkatli var lengra lífs auðit, by that good

fortune which destined Thorkel for a longer life, Orkn. 18 (50). Cp. the

Craven word aund in the expression I's aund to'ot, 'I am ordained to

it, it is my fate.' COMPDS: auðnu-lauss, adj. luckless, Fas. ii. 240.

auðnu-leysi, n. ill fate. auðnu-leysingi, a, m. a luckless man.

auðmi-maðr, m. a lucky man, luck's favourite, Gullþ. 28, Ld. 40, Fas.

i. 340. auðnu-samliga, adv. fortunately, Finnb. 344.

auðna, að, impers. to be ordained by fate; ef honum auðnaði eigi aptr

at koma, if it was not ordained by fate that he should come back, Fms. ix.

350; sem auðnar, as luck decides, Fb. i. 160, Fas. iii. 601, Lv. 30: with

gen., ef Guð vill at þess auðni, that it shall succeed, Bs. i. 159, v. 1., þat is

less correct: now freq. in a dep. form, e-m auðnast, one is successful, with

following infin.

auð-næmiligr, adj. [nema], easy to learn, teachable, Sks. 16.

auð-næmr, adj. easily learned, soon got by heart, Sks. 247 B; auðnæm

er ill Danska, bad Danish is soon learnt (a proverb); auðnæmast þó hið

vonda er, Pass. 22. 10.

auð-prófaðr, adj. part. easily proved, Laur. S. MS. 180. 85.

AUÐR, f. [Swed. ôde, fatum] , fate, destiny, only used in poetry in the

phrase, fá auðar, to die, Ísl. ii. 389 (in a verse); haga til auðar, to avail

towards one's happiness, Gísl. 59 (in a verse). Auðr is also a fem. pr. name.

AUÐR, adj. [Ulf. auþs -- GREEK; O. H. G. odi; Hel. odi = inanis: cp.

A. S. ydan and édan, vastare; Germ, öde and öden: the root is rare in

A. S. and lost in Engl.] :-- empty, void, desert, desolate; húsin voru auð,

uninhabited, Ld. 96; koma at auðu landi, of the first colonists when

coming to Iceland, Landn. 316, opp. to 'koma at bygðu landi,' or 'land

numið;' auð búð, Eg. 727; auð borð, void of defenders, of ships that have

lost their men in fight, Fms. ii. 329; auð skip (= hroðin), all the crew

being slain or put to flight, Hkr. iii. 126. β. metaph., auðr at yndi,

cheerless, distressed, Stj. 421; sitja auðum höndum, now used of being idle:

in the Ad. 22, með a. hendr means empty-handed, without gifts; so also

in Stj. 437. I Sam. vi. 3, answering to 'empty' in the Engl. text.

AUÐR, s, and poët. ar, m. [Goth, auds = GREEK is suggested; it

only appears in Ulf. in compds or derivatives, audags adj. beatus, audagei

f. beatitudo, audagian, beare; A. S. eâd, n. means opes; Hel. od =

bonum, possessio: it is probably akin to óðal; cp. also feudal (A. S. feoh =

fee), alodial]: -- riches, wealth, opulence; auð fjár (only in acc.), abundance,

is a freq. phrase; also, auð landa ok fjár, Edda 15; oss er þar mikit af sagt

auð þeim, Band. 8, Fms. ii. 80, 623. 21; draga saman auð, id. In

proverbs, margan hefir auðr apat; auðrinn er valtastr vina, wealth is the

ficklest of friends, Hm. 77 etc.

auð-ráðinn, adj. easily to 'read' or explain, Fas. iii. 561. β. easy

to manage, v. úauðráðinn.

auð-ráðr, adj. easily guided, pliable, yielding, Bs. i. 265.

auðræði, n. pl. means, property, wealth, Bs. i. 146, 129, 136 (where it

= income), 158, 68 (where the gen. auðráða = auðræða), Stj. 345, Hom.

68, Fms. iv. 111; not very freq., auðæfi is a more current word.

auð-sagt, part. easily told.

auð-salr, m. treasury (poët.), Fsm. 7.

auð-sénn, part., now auðséðr (cp. however Pass. 6. 4, 7), easily seen,

evident, Hrafn. 13, K. Å. 214.

auð-skeptr, part. (in a proverb), Ad. 21, eigi eru a. almanna spjör, it is not easy to make shafts to all people's spear heads, i. e. to act so that all

shall be pleased, cp. Hm. 127; auð-skæf (as given in the Skálda, where

this line is cited) may be a better reading = not easily carved or made so

as to suit everybody.

auð-skilligr, adj. easy to distinguish, understand, Skálda 167.

auð-skæðr, adj. part. easily injured, Eg. 770; delicate, tender, Stj. 345.

Deut. xxviii. 56, Bs. i. 353.

auð-snúit, n. part. easily turned, Hkr. ii. 271.

auð-sóttligr, adj. easy to perform, an easy task, Fms. xi. 282.

auð-sóttr, part. easily won, easy to win; mál a., Eg. 38, 200, in both

cases of a happy suitor; a. land, land lightly won, Fms. iii. 49; auðsóttr

til bæna, pliable, yielding, Al. 4: eigi a., not easily matched, Valla L. 205.

auð-sveipr (and now also auðsveipinn, whence auðsveipni, f.),

adj. pliable, yielding, now esp. used of good, obedient children, Bs.

auð-sýna, d, to shew, exhibit, Bs. i. 274; má þat vel auðsýnast, to be

seen, Stj. 13.

auð-sýniligr, adj. evident, and -liga, adv. clearly, Fms. i. 142, Stj.

14, 26.

auð-sýning, f. show, exhibition, Skálda 199. transl. of Lat. demonstratio;

H. E. i. 517. proof, demonstration.

auð-sýnn, adj. easily seen, clear; hon var síðan kölluð Delos svá sem

a., Stj. 87, 250: neut. = evident, Hom. 154, Eg. 736, Fms. i. 72.

auð-sæligr, adj. id., Fms. vii. 148.

auð-sær, adj., neut. auðsætt, fem. auðsae, easily seen, clear, Bjarn. 63,

Fms. x. 175, 655 xi. I: metaph. clear, evident, Magn. 436, 625. 174:

neut. evident, Fms. i. 42, Hrafn. 13: compar. auðsærri, more conspicuous,

Fms. ii. 322: superl. auðsæstr, Ld. 236; auðsæust, Fms. iv. 321.

auð-trúa, adj. ind. credulous, Lex. Poët, (freq.)

auð-tryggi, f. ind., now auðtryggni, f. credulity, Gísl. 62.

auð-tryggr, adj. credulous, Stj. 199. Grett. 130 A, Fms. viii. 447.

auð-van, n. bad luck, Lex. Poët.

auð-vandr, adj. very painstaking in doing one's duties, Bs. i. 141, an

GREEK.

auð-ván, f. expectancy of fortunes (poët.), Lex. Poët.

auð-velda, d, to take lightly, make easy, Orkn. ch. 68.

auð-veldi, n. easiness, facility, Hom. 7. transl. of Lat. facultas; með

a., as adv. easily, Fms. vii. 116, Karl. 131, 142: auðvelda-verk, n. an

easy task, Grett. 127 new Ed.

auð-veldliga and -velliga, adv. easily, lightly, Fms. i. 87, Stj. 99, Hkr.

i. 200; taka a. á e-u, to make light of a thing, Fms. xi. 124: compar.

-ligar, i. 262, Stj. 130.

auð-veldligr and -velligr, adj. easy, Stj. 8, 356. Josh. vii. 2.

auð-veldr, adj. ea s y, Eg. 39: superl. -veldastr, Ld. 14; metaph.

compliant, Bs. i. 256, Sturl. i. etc.

auð-vinr, m. (poët.) a charitable friend [A. S. eâðvine] ; in the old

poets freq. spelt otvin, v. Lex. Poët. β. as a pr. name Auðunn; the

etymology in Hkr. i. 12 is bad; and so is also the popular etymology of

this word = none, fr. auðr, vacuus.

auð-virðiligr, etc., v. auvirð-.

auð-vitað, n. part. easy to know, clear, evident, Ld. 78, Finnb. 232:

now often adv. = clearly, to be sure.

auð-víst, n. adj. sure, certain, Karl. 181.

auð-þeystr, adj. part. easy to make flow, Stor. 2 (dub. passage).

auð-þrifligr, adj. [probably = ör-þrifligr, fr. ör- priv. and þrifligr,

robust, strong], feeble, weakly, Ísl. ii. 456, Fb. i. 275 (of weak frame).

auð-æfi qs. auðöfi, n. pl. ['auðr,' opes, and 'of;' = ofa-fé, q. v.; Lat.

opes], opulence, abundance, wealth, riches, in the Grág. freq. = means of

subsistence, emoluments, i. 269, 277 (twice), ii. 213, cp. Íb. 16, where it

means emoluments: in the proper sense wealth, Hkr. i. 13, where it means

gold and treasures, Sks. 334, 442; veg ok a., power and wealth, Greg.

23; himnesk a., Joh. 21; jarðlig a., Greg. 32. Matth. vi. 19, 20; mörg

a., Eluc. 53, Hom. 151, etc.

aufi, interj. [a for. word; Germ, au weh], woe! alas! used with dat., a.

mér, Mar. 167; acc., a. mik, 175; absol., 147: after the Reformation

'áví' and 'ó vei' occur, or 'vei' alone.

aufusa, u, f., in Norse MSS. spelt afusa, Dipl. i. 3; avusa, Str. 27, 54,

Sks. 775 B; afuusa, N. G. L. i. 446. In Icel. always spelt with au, av,

or ö, by changing the vowel, öfusa, aufusa, Ó. H. 155, where, however,

some MSS. have aufussa, avfusa, Fms. viii. 39, 250; öfusa, Fs.

123; ofusa, 677. 3, Band. 6; öfussa, Bs. i. 481: the change of vowel is

caused by the following f (v). The word is now quite obsolete, and its

etymology is somewhat uncertain; it may be qs. á-fúss, or af-fúss, an

'af-' intens. and 'fúss,' willing, this last suggestion would best suit the

Norse form. Its sense is thanks, gratitude, satisfaction, pleasure, and is

almost exclusively used either as a supplement to 'þökk' or in such

phrases as, kunna e-m au., or e-m er au. á e-u, to be pleased, gratified with;

þakka með mikilli a., to thank heartily, Str. 27; ef yðr er þar nokkur a.

á, if it be any pleasure to you, Fms. ix. 495; kunna e-m au. e-s, or with

'at,' to be thankful, Fb. ii. 257, Eg. 111, Ó. H. 56, Fms. viii. 1. c., Bs. i.

481, H. E. i. 432, Eg. 522, Sturl. iii. 125, Fær. 209, 677. 3; leggja at

móti þökk ok au., Ó. H. 155; viljum vér au. gefa þeim góðum