SyrgjaOld Icelandic Dictionary - syrgja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "syrgja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
syrgja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ða, -ðr), v.
- 1) to sorrow, mourn (hann bað menn eigi ~);
- 2) to bewail (syrgði hann hana dauða);
- ~ sik, to bewail oneself.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚱᚴᛁᛅ
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