Dauð-vána

Old Norse Dictionary - dauð-vána

Meaning of Old Norse word "dauð-vána" in English.

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

dauð-vána
adj. ind., and dauð-vænn, adj., medic. sinking fast, when no hope of life is left, Grett. 155, Fms. vi. 31, H. E. i. 480.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
medic.
medicine, medically.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
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