Dvöl

Old Norse Dictionary - dvöl

Meaning of Old Norse word "dvöl" in English.

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

dvöl Old Norse word can mean:

dvöl
f., gen. dvalar, old pl. dvalar, mod. dvalir, [cp. ‘dwelling’ = delay, Engl. Ballads]
dvöl
α. a short stay, stop; dvalir ok náttstaði, Stj. 294; eiga dvöl, to stop, Nj. 181; afhvarf manna ok dvalar (acc. pl.), Ld. 204; meðan þessi dvöl (pause) var, Fms. xi. 135: delay, iv. 179; bera til dvala, to cause delay, Fas. iii. 543:—used once as neut. pl., urðu dvöl dægra, Am. 102.
dvöl
β. gramm. quantity, Skálda 175.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
acc.
accusative.
m.
masculine.
neut.
neuter.
v.
vide.
gramm.
grammar.

Works & Authors cited:

Am.
Atla-mál. (A. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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