KyrrOld Icelandic Dictionary - kyrr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "kyrr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
kyrr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) still, quiet, at rest; halda vápni kyrru, to hold a weapon at rest; sitja um kyrt, to remain quiet; setjast um kyrt, to take to rest (in life); halda kyrru fyrir, not to stir;
- 2) neut., kyrt, as adv. gently; tak þú kyrt þar á, touch it gently.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᚱ
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