DeyjaOld Icelandic Dictionary - deyja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "deyja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- (dey; dó, dóum; dáinn), v. to die (deyr fé, ~ frændr); hann dó af eitri, ór sárum, he died of poison, from wounds; á ~nda degi, on one’s dying day, on one’s deathbed of a limb (dó fótleggrinn allr); of inanimate things, dáinn arfr, an inheritance left to the heir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚢᛁᛅ
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