Dæll

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dæll

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dæll" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

dæll
a. gentle, easy to deal with (vertu nú dæl meðan ek em brautu; ekki þótta ek dæll heima); þat er eigi svá dælt (= auðvelt, easy) at taka Sigurð jarl af lífdögum; dælt er heima hvat, anything will pass at home; gera sér dælt við e-n, to put oneself on a free, familiar footing with one (Þórðr gerði sér dælt við þau Þorvald ok Guðrúnu); ek mun nú gera mér dælt um ráðagørð við þik, I will take the liberty to give thee straightforward advice.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛚᛚ

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