Daufr

Old Norse Dictionary - daufr

Meaning of Old Norse word "daufr" in English.

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

daufr Old Norse word can mean:

daufr
adj. [Gr. τύφλος; Goth. daubs = πεπωρωμένος. Mark viii. 17; A. S. deâf; Engl. deaf; Germ. taub; Swed. dof; Dan. dov]:—deaf, 623. 57, Luke vii. 22: allit. phrase, daufr ok dumbi. deaf and dumb, Stj. 207; dumbi sá er ekki mælir, d. sá er ekki heyrir, K. Á. 56; blindr eðr d., Gþl. 504, Hom. 120.
daufr
2. metaph., BS. i. 728.
daufr
β. (mod.) without savour, = daufliGr.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
allit.
alliteration, alliterative.
A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Dan.
Danish.
Engl.
English.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
Goth.
Gothic.
Gr.
Greek.
l.
line.
lit.
literally.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.
Swed.
Swedish.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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