Klýpa

Old Norse Dictionary - klýpa

Meaning of Old Norse word "klýpa" in English.

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

klýpa
klýpði, later klýpti, but pres. klýpr, mod. klýpir; in mod. usage this word has (except in pres.) been turned into a strong verb, klípa, kleip, klipu, klipinn; [Engl. to clip = to clasp]:—to clip, pinch; þá tók Laurentius í síðu Stephani ok klýpti fast, Sks. 652; ef maðr bítr mann eða hrífr eða klýpr, Grág. ii. 133; síðan klýpðo þeir tungu-stúfinn með töng, Ó. H. 250: to squeeze in, klýptir ok klembraðir, Stj. 285; hefir eyðimörkin svá klypt þá, id.

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

Abbreviations used:

Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
l.
line.
mod.
modern.
pres.
present.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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