Dynr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dynr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dynr" in English.

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

dynr
(pl. -ir), f. din, noise, clattering of hoofs (riðu þeir heim mikinn dyn í túnit eptir hörðum velli); engi ~ verðr af hlaupi kattarins, noiseless are the cat’s steps; gera sem mestan dyn, to make the greatest noise; koma em dyn fyrir dyrr, to make a din before one’s doors, take one by surprise.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚾᚱ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
pl.
plural.
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