Dögg-litr

Old Norse Dictionary - dögg-litr

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

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

dögg-litr (dǫgg-litr)
adj. dew-besprinkled, Hkv. 2. 41.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkv.
Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary

Back