TapaOld Icelandic Dictionary - tapa
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "tapa" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
tapa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to lose, with dat. (þar tapaði hón kambi sínum);
- 2) to kill, put to death (t. e-m, lífi e-s);
- 3) refl., tapast, to be lost, come to nought.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛒᛅ
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