As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a slow person, moper, Edda (Rask) 197, v. l. (for þumr): a nickname, Njarð. 364; cp. hann var þögull ok fálátr, því var hann kallaðr þrym-Ketill, Dropl, (major).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᚢᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Njarðvíkinga Saga. (D. II.)
Also available in related dictionaries:
This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.