Dýri

Old Norse Dictionary - dýri

Meaning of Old Norse word "dýri" in English.

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

dýri
a, m. [A. S. Deôr; cp. Deôra-by = Derby]. a pr. name, Landn.: in local names, Dýra-fjörðr, in western Iceland, Landn., Gísl.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pr.
proper, properly.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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