Döggvan

Old Norse Dictionary - döggvan

Meaning of Old Norse word "döggvan" (or dǫggvan) in English.

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

döggvan (dǫggvan)
f. bedewing, Stj. 14.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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