Old Icelandic Dictionary - þurr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "þurr" in English.

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

a. dry (hrár viðr eða ~); ~ klæði, dry clothes; ganga þurrum fótum (or þurt) yfir ána, with dry feet, without wetting the feet; sitja þurt um allar vitundir, to be clear of all cognizance; á þurru, on dry land; fasta þurt (or við þurt), to fast on fish and vegetable food.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚱᚱ

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