As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., dat. depli, [depil = a pond, little pool, from dapi = a pool, Ivar Aasen], a spot, dot; hvítr, svartr d., O. H. l. 59: a dog with spots over the eyes is also called depill.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛒᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- O. H. L.
- Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
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