Old Norse Dictionary - dik

Meaning of Old Norse word "dik" in English.

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

n. a run, leap; taka dik (taka undir sig d.), to take a spring, Bs. ii. 143: the word is probably foreign, but root uncertain; hence comes mið-dik, n., pronounced mið-bik, the middle of a thing; hún (i. e. the Reformation) hefir upphaiit illt og efnislaust, mið-dikið mátalaust, og endann afskaplegan, Bs. ii. 313, a pastoral letter of the old popish bishop Ögmund, A. D. 1539.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. D.
Anno Domini.
i. e.
id est.

Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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