Drjúpa

Old Norse Dictionary - drjúpa

Meaning of Old Norse word "drjúpa" in English.

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

drjúpa Old Norse word can mean:

drjúpa
pret. draup, pl. drupu; subj. drypi; sup. dropit; pres. drýp; [Engl. drip; Germ. traufen; Dan. dryppe]:—to drip; blóð drýpr, Fms. x. 366; drupu þá ór blóðdropar, 625. 98; svá at bráðnaði ok draup, Edda 4: absol., þá sveittisk róðan helga, svá at draup á altarit ofan, Fms. viii. 247; Þórólfr kvað d. smjör af hverju strái, Landn. 31.
drjúpa
β. to let in rain, of houses or things not water-tight; öll hlaðan draup, Fms. ix. 234; ok tóku húsin at drjúpa, Gísl. 22.

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

Abbreviations used:

absol.
absolute, absolutely.
Dan.
Danish.
Engl.
English.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
pres.
present.
pret.
preterite.
subj.
subjunctive.
sup.
supine.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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