Dul

Old Norse Dictionary - dul

Meaning of Old Norse word "dul" in English.

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

dul Old Norse word can mean:

dul
f. [dylja].
dul
I. prop. concealment, in phrases, með dul, secretly, Bárð. 168; drepa dul á e-t, to conceal, Hkr. ii. 140; and in the COMPDS dular-búnaðr, m. a disguise, FmS. vi. 61; dular-kufl, m. a cloak used for a disguise, Grett. 139 A.
dul
II. metaph. self-conceit, pride, in phrases as, dul ok vil, pride and wilfulness, Skálda 163, Sl. 34; ætla sér þá dul, to be so conceited, Finnb. 282; ætlask mikla dul, FaS. ii. 521; dul ok dramb, 655 xi. 3; mikinn dul (masc.), Þórð. MS. (wrongly): the phrase, ganga fram í dul, to go forth in one’s conceit, Hm. 78, (mod., ganga fram í þeirri dulunni): proverb, maðr verðr dælskr af dul, conceit makes an envious, moody man, Hm. 56; dul þín, Band. (MS.) 13.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
prop.
proper, properly.
l.
line.
masc.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Bárð.
Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Finnb.
Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
Hm.
Hává-mál. (A. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
Sl.
Sólarljóð. (A. III.)
Þórð.
Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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