Dökk-rauðrOld Norse Dictionary - dökk-rauðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "dökk-rauðr" (or dǫkk-rauðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- dökk-rauðr (dǫkk-rauðr)
- adj. dark red, Þiðr. 178.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dökk-rauðr may be more accurately written as dǫkk-rauðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚴ-ᚱᛅᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)