Dauða-svefn

Old Norse Dictionary - dauða-svefn

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

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

dauða-svefn
n. a deadly swoon, fatal deep, as of one fated to die, Fas. iii. 608: medic. catalepsis, also called stjarfi, Fél. x. 43.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
medic.
medicine, medically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fél.
Félags-rit.
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