Dofna

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dofna

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dofna" in English.

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

dofna
(að), v. to lose vitality or force, to become benumbed (eitrormarnir ~ af nætr kuldanum) to become dead, of limbs (~ði höndin); hugrinn ~r, the mind gets heavy; impers., ~r yfir e-u, the matter begins to die down.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚠᚾᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-u
einhverju.
impers.
impersonal.
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