Díki

Old Norse Dictionary - díki

Meaning of Old Norse word "díki" in English.

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

díki
and dík, n. [Germ. teich], a dike, ditch, Eg. 529–531, Hkr. iii. 154, Jb. 245, Grett. 161, Fms. iii. 187, vi. 406, Ó. H. 21 (in a verse), Orkn. 452; díkis-bokki, a, m. an eel, poët., Kormak.

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

Abbreviations used:

Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Jb.
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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