As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Ulf. daigs, m. = φύραμα; A. S. dâg; Engl. dough; Germ. teig; Swed. deg]:—dough, Ann. 1337, Matth. xiii. 33, I Cor. v. 6–8. Gal. v. 9; the earliest trace of this word is the Goth. deigan, a strong verb by which Ulf. renders the Gr. πλάσσειν, as also οστάκινος by the part. digans, πλάσμα by gadik in Róm. ix. 20, and επλάσθη by gadigans in I Tim. ii. 13: to this family belong the following Icel. words, deigr (moist), deigja, digna, deigla, dígull, the fundamental notion being plasticity: vide the following.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛁᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
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