Digr

Old 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:

digr
(acc. digran), a.
digr
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;
digr
2) thick, = þjokkr, opp. to þunnr; digrt belti, a thick belt; nautssíða feit ok ~, a fat and thick side of beef;
digr
3) of sound, deep (þat hljóð er digrara);
digr
4) big, haughty; digr orð, big words, threats; gera sik digran, to puff oneself up.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚴᚱ

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
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