Dynja

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dynja

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dynja" in English.

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

dynja Old Icelandic word can mean:

dynja
(dyn, dunda, dunit), v.
dynja
1) to boom, resound (fram reið Óðinn, foldvegr dundi);
dynja
2) to gush, shower, pour;
dynja
blóð dynr ór sárum es, blood gushes out of his wounds;
dynja
dundi ákaft regn ór lopti, the rain poured down in streams;
dynja
dundu á þá (or þeim) vápnin, spjótin, the weapons (spears) showered upon them.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚾᛁᛅ

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