Dorga

Old Norse Dictionary - dorga

Meaning of Old Norse word "dorga" in English.

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

dorga
að, to fish with a dorg: in mod. use dorg is only used of fishing through holes in the ice; metaph. Icel. also say, d. við e-t, to go angling for a thing, go dangling after it.

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

Abbreviations used:

Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.
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