Dólg

Old Norse Dictionary - dólg

Meaning of Old Norse word "dólg" in English.

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

dólg
(dolg), n. [A. S. dolg = vidnus, O. H. G. tolg], direful enmity, only in poetry in compds, as dólg-brandr, -eisa, -ljós, the fire, embers, light of the d., = sword; dólg-lið, the ale of the d., i. e. blood; dólg-linnr, the d. snake, i. e. spear; dolg-svala, the battle-swallow, i. e. the shaft; gaping wounds are called dólg-spor, Hkv. 2. 40.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
i. e.
id est.
n.
neuter.
O. H. G.
Old High German.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkv.
Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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