Dauðr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dauðr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dauðr" in English.

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

dauðr Old Icelandic word can mean:

dauðr
I)
dauðr
(gen. dauðs), m. = dauði (drepa, brenna, e-n til dauðs).
dauðr
II)
dauðr
a.
dauðr
1) dead;
dauðr
verða, vera, ~, to become dead, die;
dauðr
falla niðr ~, to drop down dead;
dauðr
ganga ~, to reappear (of ghosts), = ganga aptr;
dauðr
2) inanimate (dautt fé, opp. to kvikfé).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚢᚦᚱ

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
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