Dýbliza

Old Norse Dictionary - dýbliza

Meaning of Old Norse word "dýbliza" in English.

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

dýbliza
dýfliza, u, f. a dark dungeon, Al. 94, Fms. i. 258, iii. 89, vi. 164, Eluc. 12, 42, Sks. 457, Þiðr. 63, Grett. 158. Fagrsk. 111: [no doubt a foreign word, perhaps from ‘diabolus’ = the dungeon of hell.]

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Eluc.
Elucidarium. (F. II.)
Fagrsk.
Fagrskinna. (K. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Þiðr.
Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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