Dapr

Old Norse Dictionary - dapr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dapr" in English.

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

dapr
adj., gen. rs, of a person, downcast, sad, Nj. 11, Isl. ii. 248, 272, Band. 9: of an obicct, dreary, d. dagr, Am. 58; d. nætr, SI. 13; döpr heimkynni, Hbl. 4, Fms. x. 214: the proverb, fyrr er d. en dauðr, one droops before one dies, i. e. as long as there is life there is hope: daprt böl, Pass. 44. 3; döpr dauðans pína, Bs. ii. 501; döpr augu, weak eyes, Vídal. i. 25; augn-dapr, weak-eyed; hence depra or augn-depra, weak sight: a faint flame of a light is also called daprt, tvö döpur ljós sitt log, Jón Þorl. i. 146.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
gen.
genitive.
i. e.
id est.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Am.
Atla-mál. (A. II.)
Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hbl.
Harbarðs-ljóð. (A. I.)
Jón Þorl.
Jón Þorláksson.
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Pass.
Passiu-Sálmar.
Vídal.
Vídalíns-Postilla.
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