Dimma

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dimma

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dimma" in English.

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

dimma Old Icelandic word can mean:

dimma
I)
dimma
(að), v. to make dark, darken; impers., um kveldit, er ~ tók, when it begtin to grow dark; tekr at ~ af nótt, the night comes on;
dimma
refl., ~st, to grow dark (er nótt ~ðist).
dimma
II)
dimma
f. darkness (~ nætrinnar); dimmu dregr á et, it begins to look gloomy, threatening.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛘᛘᛅ

Abbreviations used:

impers.
impersonal.
f.
feminine.
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