Dýna

Old Norse Dictionary - dýna

Meaning of Old Norse word "dýna" in English.

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

dýna Old Norse word can mean:

dýna
1. u, f. [dúnn]. a down-bed, feather-bed, a pillow or bolster, Fms. iii. 125, vi. 279, ix. 26, x. 186, Dipl. iii. 4, Bs. ii. 167, Lex. Poët.
dýna
2. boggy ground, Dropl. 26, v. l.
dýna
2. ð, to cover, belay with down, N. G. l. i. 334.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
Dropl.
Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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