Dylja

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dylja

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dylja" in English.

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

dylja Old Icelandic word can mean:

dylja
(dyl; dulda; duldr, duliðr, dulinn), v.
dylja
1) to keep (one) in ignorance of a thing;
dylja
~ e-n e-s (eigi skalt þú þat gera at ~ þik sjálfan sanninda);
dylja
~ e-s, to conceal, deny, disavow, Þórir dylr þess ekki, Thor does not deny it;
dylja
Eysteinn duldi þeirra orða fyrir sik, E. professed that he had never said any stuch thing;
dylja
allir duldu, at né eitt vissi til Hrapps, all pretended ignorance about Hrapp;
dylja
vera, ganga, duldr (duliðr, dulinn) e-s, to be unaware of, to be kept in ignorance of (hefir hon verit alls þessa duld; veit engi ætt mína ok ganga þess allir duldir);
dylja
dulið (dulin) ertu, Hyndla, H., thou art mistaken (deceived);
dylja
duliðr (dulinn) at e-m, mistaken about one;
dylja
2) refl., ~st, to conceal (hide) oneself;
dylja
at þat sé flugumenn ok vili ~st (disguise themselves) undir munka búnaði;
dylja
~st í e-u, to conceal a thing from oneself, be ignorant of = ganga duldr e-s (Eiríkr konungr þarf nú ekki at ~ í því, at);
dylja
~st við e-t, to refuse to acknowledge, to ignore;
dylja
trúit þessu eigi, meðan þér megit ~st, as long as you can ignore it, till you get full evidence;
dylja
en Sveinn duldist við þat, but S. shrank from believing it.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛚᛁᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-s
einhvers.
e-m
einhverjum.
e-u
einhverju.
e-t
eitthvat.
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