Dvöl

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dvöl

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dvöl" in English.

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

dvöl Old Icelandic word can mean:

dvöl
I)
dvöl
(gen. dvalar, pl. dvalar or dvalir), f.
dvöl
1) short stay, stop; delay; eiga skamma dvöl, to make a short stay; meðan þessi ~ (pause) var; bera til dvala, to cause delay;
dvöl
2) in prosody, quantity.
dvöl
II)
dvöl
n. pl. delay; svá at engi skulu ~ á vera, without delay; urðu ~ dœgra, her life was prolonged.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚢᛚ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
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