Dökk-jarpr

Old Norse Dictionary - dökk-jarpr

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

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

dökk-jarpr (dǫkk-jarpr)
adj. dark auburn, Ld. 274.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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