VarpOld Norse Dictionary - varp
Meaning of Old Norse word "varp" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
varp Old Norse word can mean:
- n. a casting, throwing; munn-varp, á-varp (qq. v.), and-varp, a sigh.
- II. in a spec. sense, a cast, of a net; hafi sá varp er fyrst renndi, Gþl. 426; á sá sild alla er varp á, id.
- 2. a ‘casting’ or laying of eggs; egg-varp = egg-ver, freq. in Icel., esp. of eider-ducks; varpið hefir aukizt, tóa komin í varpið: æðar-varp, eider-ducks’ eggs; kríu-varp.
- 3. the warping of a thing; skó-varp (q. v.), the stitched edge of a shoe; unn-varp, unn-vörpum, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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