Dreyma

Old Norse Dictionary - dreyma

Meaning of Old Norse word "dreyma" in English.

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

dreyma Old Norse word can mean:

dreyma
d and ð, poët. obsol. pret. reflex. dreymdumk; [draumr; A. S. dryman = psallere; Hel. drômian = jubilari; Engl. dream; Germ. träumen; Dan. drömme; Swed. drömma]:—to dream; in Icel. impers. and with a double acc., that of the dreamer and the dream or person appearing; thus, mik dreyindi draum, mik dreymdi mann, etc.; þat dreymdi mik, Nj. 95; hvat hefir þik dreymt, id.; hinn veg d. mik þó, 53; hann kvað sik dreymt hafa Hákon jarl (acc.), 122; dreymt hefir mik mart í vetr, Ld. 126; enn dreymdi hann enn þriðja draum, FmS. xi. 8; or poët., draum dreymdumk = draum dreymdi mik, I dreamt a dream, Bjarn. 49; or with ‘at’ with subj., hann (acc.) dreymði þat, at hann væri at lögbergi, Íb. ch. 4, cp. 385: konung dreymdi aldri, the king never had a dream, Hkr. i. 171; the phrase, at dreyma fyrir daglátunum, esp. of light merry dreams at daybreak, which people in Icel. consider a sign of good health, Fél. ix.
dreyma
β. pers., the appearance in nom., (rare), sá maðr (nom.) dreymir mik jafnan, FS. 98; dreymdi Svein Þórr heldr ófryniligr, FmS. ii. 162; þat er fyrir eldi er járn (nom. pl.) dreyma, Gkv. 2. 38; um vetrinn vóru dreymdir draumar margir, BS. i. 497; vide draumr.

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

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
ch.
chapter.
cp.
compare.
Dan.
Danish.
Engl.
English.
esp.
especially.
etc.
et cetera.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
Hel.
Heliand.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
impers.
impersonal.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
obsol.
obsolete.
pers.
person.
poët.
poetically.
pret.
preterite.
reflex.
retlexive.
S.
Saga.
subj.
subjunctive.
Swed.
Swedish.
nom.
nominative.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bjarn.
Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
Fél.
Félags-rit.
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Íb.
Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Gkv.
Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
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