døkkr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dunkwaz, whence also Old High German tunkal

Adjective[edit]

døkkr

  1. dark
    • 11th century, Arnórr jarlaskald Þorðarson, "Þorfinnsdrápa":
      Bjǫrt sól verðr at svartri, fold søkkr í døkkvan mar, [] .
      The bright sun will become black, earth will sink in the dark ocean, [] .

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References[edit]

  • Leiv Heggstad, Gamalnorsk ordbok med nynorsk tyding (Det Norske Samlaget, 1930)
  • Ragnvald Iversen, Norrøn grammatikk (Aschehoug, 1973)