Drómundr

Old Norse Dictionary - drómundr

Meaning of Old Norse word "drómundr" in English.

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

drómundr
m. a kind of ship of war (for. word), [Gr. δρόμων; mid. Lat. dromon; O. H. G. drahemond], Orkn. 358 sqq., Fms. vii. 3: a nickname, Grett.

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

Abbreviations used:

for.
foreign.
Gr.
Greek.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
mid. Lat.
middle Latin.
n.
neuter.
O. H. G.
Old High German.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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