Dökk-litaðr

Old Norse Dictionary - dökk-litaðr

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

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

dökk-litaðr (dǫkk-litaðr)
adj. dark coloured, Sturl. ii. 212, Fms. vii. 239.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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