Dykr

Old Norse Dictionary - dykr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dykr" in English.

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

dykr
(mod. dynkr, with an inserted n), m. a cracking, snapping noise; varð af því d. mikill, it gave a great crack, Grett. 96 A, cp. new Ed.; heyrðu þeir dyki mikla, Bárð. 32 new Ed.; mikill dykr, Al. 76; dunur ok dynki, FaS. iii. 412 (paper MS.); varð þat svá mikill dykr, sem nauts-búk flegnum væri kastað niðr á gólfit, Eb. 220 (new Ed. 78); dynkr, Grett. 178 new Ed.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Bárð.
Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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