As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
dáinn Old Norse word can mean:
- (v. deyja), dead, deceased, (freq.)
- β. masc. the name of a dwarf, Edda ((31.): cp. Dan. daane = to swoon.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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