Dugga

Old Norse Dictionary - dugga

Meaning of Old Norse word "dugga" in English.

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

dugga Old Norse word can mean:

dugga
u, f. a ‘dogger,’ small (Dutch or Engl.) fishing vessel, Ann. 1413, where it is reported that thirty English ‘fiski-duggur’ came fishing about Icel. that summer; (hence the Engl. Dogger-bank):—duggari, a, m. the crew of a dugga, D. n. ii. 651.
dugga
2. a lazy dogged fellow, Edda (GL), Trist. (Fr.)

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

Abbreviations used:

Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
gl.
glossary.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
Fr.
French in etymologies.

Works & Authors cited:

Ann.
Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
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