Dvergr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dvergr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dvergr" in English.

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

dvergr Old Icelandic word can mean:

dvergr
(-s, -ar), m.
dvergr
1) dwarf (lágr ok digr sem ~);
dvergr
2) one of the short pillars which support the beams and rafters in a house;
dvergr
3) some kind of ornament (? a brooch) in a lady’s dress (sat þar kona … dúkr var á hálsi, dvergar á öxlum).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛁᚱᚴᚱ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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