Old Norse Dictionary - dag-vöxtr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dag-vöxtr" (or dag-vǫxtr) in English.

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

dag-vöxtr (dag-vǫxtr)
m. daily growth; in the phrase, vaxa dagvöxtum, to wax day by day, Finnb. 216, Eb. 318.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dag-vöxtr may be more accurately written as dag-vǫxtr.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
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