Dal-verpi

Old Norse Dictionary - dal-verpi

Meaning of Old Norse word "dal-verpi" in English.

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

dal-verpi
n. a little dale, Nj. 132, Fms. vi. 136, Al. 41. damma, u, f. [domina], a dame, Fr. (for. and rare); hence in mod. use madama, madame.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
for.
foreign.
Fr.
French in etymologies.
l.
line.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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