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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


dafla (), v. to dabble (splash) with the oars (þú skalt d. í árum).
dafna (), v. to thrive (hann nam at vaxa ok vel dafna).
daga (), v. impers. to dawn; eptir um morguninn er trautt var dagat, at early dawn; e-n dagar uppi, the day dawns upon one (of dwarfs and giants).
daga-kaup, n. daily wages; fara með -kaup, to work for daily wages, be a day labourer.
dagan, f. dawn, daybreak.
daga-tal, n. tale of days.
dag-bað, n. daily bath;
-bolli, m. 'day-bowl' (a vessal containing sufficient wine for a whole day);
-drykkja, f. day-drinking (beginning after the 'dagverðr');
-far, n., in the phrase, fara -fari (dat.) ok náttfari, to travel day and night;
-fasta, f. fasting by day;
-fátt, a. n., in the phrase, e-m verð -fátt, the day is not long enough for one.
-ferð, -fór, f. day's journey;
-ganga, f. day's walk;
-langr, a. day-long, lasting all day (-langt erfiði);
-langt, as adv. all through the day;
-leið, f. day's journey (fara fullum dagleiðum);
-lengis, adv. all day long, = -langt;
adv., daily, every day;
-ligr, a. daily, occuring every day;
-mal, n. pl. the time about 9 o'clock am.
dagamála-skeið, n., -tíð, f. = dagamál

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