Dreyrigr

Old Norse Dictionary - dreyrigr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dreyrigr" in English.

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

dreyrigr
dreyrugr (drørigr, Ýt. 5, 11), adj. [cp. Engl. dreary, Germ. traurig]:—bloody, gory; uncontr., dreyruga, Al. 41; dreyruga húfu, Gísl. 64, 151; dreyrugra benja, Bragi: contr., dreyrgan mæki, Ýt. 11; dreyrga steina, Sb. 58; dreyrgra darra, Jd. 9.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
contr.
contracted.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
Jd.
Jómsvíkinga-drápa. (A. III.)
Sb.
Staðarhóls-bók. (B. I.)
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