HjúprOld Norse Dictionary - hjúpr
Meaning of Old Norse word "hjúpr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
hjúpr Old Norse word can mean:
- m., older form júpr, Fms. x. 415, [a word of for. origin, cp. Germ. joppe, Fr. jupe]:—a doublet, Fr. pourpoint; hafði rauðan hjúp yrir brynju, Fms. vii. 55, 56, viii. 404; silki-h., a silk doublet; skinn-h., q. v.
- II. in mod. usage freq. in metaph. = dress, clothing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚢᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
- frequent, frequently.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
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