DeyðaOld Icelandic Dictionary - deyða
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "deyða" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
deyða Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-dda, -ddr), v.
- 1) to kill, put to death;
- 2) to make null and void (~ dóm); ~ líkamliga löstu, girndir holdsins, ~ sik, to mortify the lusts of the flesh.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚢᚦᛅ
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