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
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.