Dœgr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dœgr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dœgr" in English.

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

dœgr Old Icelandic word can mean:

dœgr
n.
dœgr
1) one half of the astron. Day, twelve hours of the day or night (í degi dœgr tvau, í dœgri stundir tólf; tuttugu ok fjórar stundir skulu vera í tveimr dœgrum);
dœgr
2) an astronomical day; twenty-four hours; sjau dœgra sigling, a sail of seven days (between Norway and Iceland).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚱ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
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