Old Norse Dictionary - dökk-hárr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dökk-hárr" (or dǫkk-hárr) in English.

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

dökk-hárr (dǫkk-hárr)
adj. dark haired, Hkr. iii. 281.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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