Dygð

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dygð

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dygð" in English.

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

dygð Old Icelandic word can mean:

dygð
f.
dygð
1) probity, faithfulness: lið ok ~ (help and faithful service) góðs drengs; trúa em til dygðar um et, to trust in one’s integrity;
dygð
2) virtue, virtuous deed (fyirir þvílíkar dygðir veitti gúð honum sína miskunn);
dygð
3) help (biðið hann veita yðr ~);
dygð
4) virtue, good quality (þat tré hefir fjórar dygðir, þá fyrstu, at þat kann eigi fúna).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚦ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
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