Dynr

Old Norse Dictionary - dynr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dynr" in English.

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

dynr
m. pl. ir, [A. S. dyn; Engl. din; Swed. dån; Dan. dön], a din; engi d. verðr af hlaupi kattarins, noiseless are the cat’s steps, Edda 19; gnýr eða þrymr, dynr eða dunr, Skálda 169; d. ok brestr, Bær. 15: marching as troops, ríða mikinn dyn, to ride with mickle din (of horsemen galloping), Ísl. ii. 333: the phrase, koma e-m dyn fyrir dyrr, to make a din before one’s door, take one by surprise, FmS. viii. 60, 189; gera sem mestan dyn, to make the greatest noise, 403: in pl., heyrði Gangleri dyni mikla, Edda 44.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Dan.
Danish.
Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
S.
Saga.
Swed.
Swedish.

Works & Authors cited:

Bær.
Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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