DigrOld Icelandic Dictionary - digr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "digr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
digr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (acc. digran), a.
- 1) big, stout, opp. to grannr; ~ sem naut, big as an ox; ~ fótr, a big leg; hon gekk ~ með tveim, she was big with twins;
- 2) thick, = þjokkr, opp. to þunnr; digrt belti, a thick belt; nautssíða feit ok ~, a fat and thick side of beef;
- 3) of sound, deep (þat hljóð er digrara);
- 4) big, haughty; digr orð, big words, threats; gera sik digran, to puff oneself up.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚴᚱ
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