Dögg

Old Norse Dictionary - dögg

Meaning of Old Norse word "dögg" (or dǫgg) in English.

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

dögg Old Norse word can mean:

dögg (dǫgg)
f., old gen. döggvar. Korm., SkS. 606, FmS. ii. 278, mod. daggar; old pl. döggvar, Vsp. 19, Vþm. 45; mod. daggir, SkS. 40; dat. sing. döggu, Vtkv. 5, 656 A. 18: [A. S. deaw; Engl. dew; Germ. thau; Dan. and Swed. dug]:—dew; nátt-dögg, night-dew; morgun-dögg, morning-dew,m. 45, Hkv. Hjörv. 28.
dögg (dǫgg)
COMPD: (mod. daggar-, old döggvar-), döggvar-drep, n. a dew-track, FmS. ii. l. c.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dögg may be more accurately written as dǫgg.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Dan.
Danish.
dat.
dative.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
S.
Saga.
sing.
singular.
Swed.
Swedish.
v.
vide.
l. c.
loco citato.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkv.
Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
Hkv. Hjörv.
Helga-kviða Hjörvarðssonar. (A. II.)
Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Vsp.
Völuspá. (A. I.)
Vtkv.
Vegtams-kviða. (A. I.)
Vþm.
Vafþrúðnis-mál. (A. I.)
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