Dauða-mark

Old Norse Dictionary - dauða-mark

Meaning of Old Norse word "dauða-mark" in English.

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

dauða-mark
-merki, id, n. a sign of death (opp. to lífs-mark), medic. decay or the like, Nj. 154, 656 C. 32; a type of death, Hom. 108.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
medic.
medicine, medically.
n.
neuter.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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