Dag-ráð

Old Norse Dictionary - dag-ráð

Meaning of Old Norse word "dag-ráð" in English.

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

dag-ráð
n. [A. S. dagrêd = daybreak], this word is rarely used, Eg. 53, 174, FmS. i. 131; in the last passage it is borrowed from the poem Vellekla, (where it seems to be used in the A. S. sense; the poet speaks of a sortilege, and appears to say that the sortilege told him to fight at daybreak, then he would gain the day); the passages in prose, however, seem to take the word in the sense of early, in good time.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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