Dilla

Old Norse Dictionary - dilla

Meaning of Old Norse word "dilla" in English.

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

dilla
að, with dat. to trill, lull; dillandi rödd, a sweet voice: dillindo, interj. lullaby: dillari, a, m. a triller, of the nightingale; hjartans danspípu dillarinn, Jón Þorl. i. 131.

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

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Jón Þorl.
Jón Þorláksson.
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