Dyrgja

Old Norse Dictionary - dyrgja

Meaning of Old Norse word "dyrgja" in English.

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

dyrgja Old Norse word can mean:

dyrgja
1. u, f. [durgr], a dwarf woman, a hag, Þjal.n. 17.
dyrgja
2. ð, to fish with a dorg, = dorga, Þiðr. 91.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Þjal.
Þjalar-Jóns Saga. (G. III.)
Þiðr.
Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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