DrýgjaOld Icelandic Dictionary - drýgja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "drýgja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
drýgja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ða, -ðr), v.
- 1) to commit, perpetrate, carry out, practice (~ synd, hórdóm, munuðlífi); ~ vilja es, to compily with one’s wishes; ~ hlýðni við en, to obey one;
- 2) to make to go far, eke out (dróttinn drýgði svá þær vistir, at þær, etc.); hvat þarf þetta orðum ~ (to expatiate on)?.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᚴᛁᛅ
- et cetera.
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