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678 VANDLÆTING -- VANYFLI.

vand-læting, f. zeal. vandlætinga-samr = vandlátr.

vand-mæli, n. a difficult question, Ó.H. 85, Fms. i. 32.

VANDR, vönd, vant, adj. difficult, requiring pains and care; nafn mitt er ekki vant, Fær. 208; er hverjum manni vandara at búa sik í konungs herbergi enn annars staðar, Fms. vi. 208; sýndisk henni vant at neita þessu boði, it was a risk to refuse such an offer, ii. 133, cp. vant; vant þykkir oss með slíku at fara, a delicate thing, Nj. 75; er hér ok vönd vistin, 61; vera vant við kominn, to be in a perplexity, Ld. 158; þeir sögðu vant at vera í stórum samdrykkjum, Lv. 24; bæði er, at ek trúi þér vel, enda er þér þá vant um, Fær. 92; vant er at vita hverir mér eru trúir, ef feðrnir bregðask, Fms. ii. 11: a saying, vant er við vándum at sjá (play on the words 'vándr' and 'vandr'), Hrafn. 23; vant er ór vöndu at ráda; vant er vel boðnu at neita. 2. choice, picked, = vandaðr; háttr fegrstr ok vandastr, Edda (Ht.) 132; var vandr mjök róðr á drekanum, Fms. vi. 309, v.l. 3. zealous; hón var allra kvenna vöndust bæði fyrir sína hönd ok annarra, Bs. i. 129; ráð-v. (q.v.), ú-vandr.

vand-rataðr, part. difficult to find, of a road.

vand-raun, f.(?); nú mun ek eigi kaupa at þér vandraun né frelsi, Lv. 50 (somewhat corrupt).

Vand-ráðr, m. a pr. name, Landn., Bárð.

vand-ræðask, d, dep. to grumble over a thing, Bs. i. 289, 396.

vand-ræði, n. difficulty, trouble, Eg. 7, 161, Sturl. iii. 195 C; hann leysti hvers manns vandræði, Nj. 30; v. görðusk þeirra á meðal, Grág. ii. 167; etja vandræðum við e-n, Eg. 458. 2. gen. as adj.; vandræða félag, troublesome fellowship, Ld. 266; vandræða gripr, a troublesome thing, Fms. ii. 56; vandræða-skáld, the troublesome poet, the nickname of Hallfred, Fs.; vandraeða mágr, Sturl. iii. 76; vandræða kostr, a dire choice, Fms. xi. 31. COMPDS: vandræða-laust, adj. without troubles, Fms. ix. 425; skildu þeir allir vandræðalaust, they parted without a quarrel, Sturl. ii. 236. vandræða-líkligr, adj. likely to cause trouble, Fs. 90. vandræða-maðr, m. a troublesome person, Fms. ii. 115, vi. 114, xi. 61, 78, Sturl. i. 9. vandræða-samr, adj. troublesome, Bs. i. 546.

vand-sénn, part. difficult to see; þó er vandsén bótin, Fms. ii. 146; verða oss vandsén ráð þeirra, Finnb. 338; þat er mér vandsét, Glúm. 354: er mér þetta vandsét mál, Lv. 75; eru mér nú vandsénir skógarmenn, Grett. 130 A; vandsénir eru margir, dangerous, 142 A; vandsét er við honum, Fms. ii. 254.

vand-settr, part. difficult to place; eru yðr vandsettir hér menn yfir til forráða, difficult whom to place there, Eg. 50.

vand-skafa, skóf, to draw a strickle over a bushel, Gþl. 526, 524, v.l.

vand-skafi, a, m. a strickle, Gþl. 524.

vand-skipaðr, part. difficult to man; v. mun þér stafninn, Fms. vi. 243.

vand-stilltr (vann-st.), part. difficult of temper, Grett. 125 A.

vand-styggr, adj. 'wand-shy,' flinching from the stick, of a horse, Akv.

vand-tekit, part. n. difficult to receive; þat er v. við e-m, it is not safe to receive him, Grett. 130 A.

vand-veittr, part. difficult to give, Þjal.

vand-virki, f. = vandverkt, Eluc. 22.

vand-virkliga, adv. painstakingly, carefully; skoða, varðveita v., Stj. 17, 99, H.E. i. 515.

vand-virkr, adj. painstaking.

vand-virkt (mod. vandvirkni), f. good workmanship, Stj. 102, Fas. iii. 281: carefulness, painstaking, Sturl. i. 211, Alg. 370.

vand-værr, adj. fastidious, Sks. 658, v.l.

vand-yrkliga, adv. = vandvirkliga, 655 xi. 3.

vangi, a, m., akin to vangr; [Ulf. waggari = GREEK; A.S., Old and North-west. E. wang; Germ. wange; O.H.G. wanga] :-- the cheek; vangi is the whole side of the head, kinn the cheek; bleikt var hár bjartir vangar, Rm. 31; hann setti hnefann útan við vangann, Fms. ii. 330; hann leggr til hans í vangann ok út um annan, Al. 37; setr pústr undir hans vanga, Karl. 65; útan á kinnar vanga, Skíða R. 136; af mínum vanga, Kormak; Auðunn var högginn á vangann ok kinnina, Sturl. ii. 179; vanga högg, Fas. i. 60, freq. in mod. usage: ölr vanga, poët. = the hair (or beards?), Skálda (in a verse); vanga búnaðr, Stj. 396; vanga gull, 106, 136. vanga-filla, u, f. the cheek-flesh, Fb. i. 530, Fas. ii. 256, iii. 392.

VANGR, m. [Ulf. waggs = GREEK; A.S. wang; Hel. wang; early Dan. vang, as in the ballad, Danmark deiligst 'vang' og 'vænge' lukt með bölgen blaa] :-- a garden, green home-field, Edda (Gl.): in the allit. vé ok vangr, house and home; frá mínum vénm ok vöngum, from my hearth and home, Ls. 52; þar var arnar-flaug of vangi, Edda (in a verse); hún-vangr, 'ship-field,' i.e. the sea, Eb. (in a verse). II. in prose this word is obsolete except in compds, in which (as in vegr) the v is often dropped (-angr); ái-vangr, vet-vangr, kaup-angr, qq. v.: in a great number of local names, þrúð-vangr, Aur-vangr, Ævangr: in names of fiords in Norway, Staf-angr, Harð-angr, Kaup-angr. In several mod. Scandin. local names 'vangr' remains in the inflexion -ing, -inge; it is often impossible to say whether the termination is from engi or vangr. In poët, compds, himin-vangr, sól-vangr, hlæ-v., the heaven: the sea is called svan-vangr, the swan-field; ál-v., fley-v., the ship-field, etc. = the sea; all-vangr, the 'all-men's field,' a place of assembly (= almanna-vangr), Ísl. ii. (in a verse); geð-vangr, 'mind's-field,' the mind's abode, i.e. the breast; baug-v., fólk-v., hjör-v., geir-v., the shield-field, sword-field, i.e. the shield; orm-v., 'snake-field,' i.e. gold, Lex. Poët.; Þrúð-vangr, the abode of Thor, Gm., Edda.

vang-roð, n. a reddening of the field, a bloody fray, Kormak.

vani, a, m. a custom, usage; eptir vana, Fms. i. 76; forn lög ok vani, viii. 277, v.l.; háttr ok vani, Stj. 1; eiga vana til e-s, to use, Þorf. Karl. i. 404; lands-v., the custom of the land; ú-vani, a bad habit; á-vani, an inveterate habit. COMPDS: vana-liga, adv. usually. vana-ligr, adj. usual, Stj. 141. vana-sótt, f. a chronic, habitual illness; v. kvenna, menstruation, Stj. 118, 181.

Vaningi, a, m. [Vanr or Vanir = the gods of that name], name of the god Frey, Skm.

vanka, að, (qs. vakka or vafka?), to rove, stroll about as if disturbed in mind: part. vankaðr, of a sheep with the turning disease; also in scorn of a person, þú ert vankaðr. II. [A.S. wincian; Engl. wink], to wink; kómu þar inn menn ok vönkuðu til Sveins konungs, Fms. xi. 366, v.l.

vanki, a, m. the turning disease.

vann-, in vann-liga = vandliga, vann-laupr = vandlaupr, vann-stilltr = vandstiiltr, etc.; see vand-.

vanning, f. [venja], exercise, training, Sks. 351, v.l.

VANR, vön, vant, adj., compar. vanari, superl, vanastr, wont, accustomed; vanr e-u, used to a thing; varg-ljóðum vanr, Hkv.; vígi vanr, Stor. 23; tungan er málinu vön, Skálda (Thorodd); vanr góðu brauði, Sks. 321: with infin., hann hafði jafnan vanr verit at matask í litlu húsi, Fms. i. 35; hversu mikill skattr er vanr at koma af Finnmörk, Eg. 70; ganga til sætis þess er hann var vanr at sitja, Ó.H. 66; vanan skatt, the wonted tax, Bs. i. 757; er hann var vanr at hafa, Sks. 228 B. 2. neut., ekki fékk ek minna til bús enn vant var, Nj. 18: impers., er þessa vant? -- opt berr svá at, is this wont to happen? -- it often betides, Fms. ii. 9; ú-vanr, unwonted.

VANR, adj. [Ulf. wans; A.S. wana; cp. Lat. vanus; cp. also the prefix particle van-] :-- lacking, wanting; vamma vanr, Hm. 22; ljóða þessa muntú lengr vanr vera, 163; andspillis vanr, Skm. 12; handar em ek vanr, Ls. 39; vön vers ok barna, Gkv. 1. 23; vön geng ek vilja, joy-bereft, Skv. 3. 9; blóðs vanr, Höfuðl. 11; vanr slíkra drengja, Hallfred; landa vanr, a lackland, Bragi. 2. neut. vant, with gen.; var þeim vettugis vant, Vsp.; mikils er á mann hveru vant, er mannvits er, Hðm. 26; fás er fróðum vant, Hm.; orðs vant, wanting one word, Hðm. 9; era mér gulls vant, Skm. 22; vara gamans vant, no lack of good cheer, Fms. vii. (in a verse); eitt sinn var vant kýr í Þykkvabæ, a cow was wanting, Ld. 156; var Glúmi vant margra geldinga, Nj. 26; varð honum vant kvígna tveggja, Glúm. 340; konungi þótti orðs vant er annat var talat, the king wanted a word when one was uttered, i.e. he was all ear, listened eagerly, Fms. ii. 139; lét honum engra hluta vant, x. 226; era hlunns vant, kvað refr, vii. 19; sjaldan er engri vant, a saying, Al. 166; muna vant, or muna á-vant, sjá, munr, a moment, p. 438; hann keyrði hann niðr, eigi úþyrmiliga, svá at honum var lítils vant, so that he did not want more, i.e. killed him on the spot, Bjarn. 41. &FINGER; Two words, of the same form, but diametrically opposite in sense, cannot well stand side by side, and so we find that while the old poets make little use of vanr (adsuetus), on the other hand, in prose and mod. usage vanr (orbus) has become obsolete, except in the neut. vant, in van- as a prefix, and in compds such as and-vanr, and-vana.

Vanr, m. [cp. Vaïnomoïnen, the son of Ukko, in the Finnish poem Kalevala] :-- one of the gods, Vanir, used in sing. of Njörd; kalla Vanaguð Vana nið eðr Van, Edda i. 260; nama goðbrúðr una Vani (dat.), Skálda. II. usually in pl. Vanir, in northern mythology the gods who waged war with the Asir, but were afterwards combined and made one with them; this is recorded in Vsp. 28, 30, Yngl. S. ch. 4, Edda 47 (the legend of Kvasir), also in the myth of Hænir, 15, Vþm. 39; the gods Frey, Freyja, Njörd, and Hænir belonged to the tribe of Wanir; með vísum Vönum, id. COMPDS: Vana-dís, f., name of the goddess Freyja, Edda i. 114. Vana-guð or Vana-niðr, n. a name of Frey, Edda 55; a name of Njörd, id. Vana-heimar, m. pl. the abode of the Vanir, Edda 15 (sing.), Vþm. 39 (í Vana heimi).

vansa, að, to do too little; ofsa eðr vansa, N.G.L. i. 184.

vansi, a, m. lack, want; vansi matar ok klæða, Barl. 82; skort eða vansa, 70; v. trúar, Sks. 2. metaph. shame, disgrace; verða særðr, fá vansa, to be harmed, injured, Jb. 19; þeir fengu öngar bætr fyrir vansa sína, Nj. 251; ef þú ofsar þik eigi þér til vansa, Hrafn. 29; heims vandi ok vansi, Greg. 30.

vanta, að, [vanr], to want, lack: impers. with acc. of person and thing, e-n (acc.) vantar e-t (acc.), engan penning vantaði á, Nj. 190; vantaði þá eigi hesta né aðra hluti. Fms. iii. 77; mundi vanta þrjú hundruð, x. 64; vantaði tvá hesta, Grett. 111 A; at hann skyldi heldr vanta fé enn aðra menn, Band. 4.

van-ýfli, n. pl. [the latter part of this compd has preserved the uncon-