Lus

Old Danish Dictionary - lus

Meaning of Old Danish word "Lus", as defined by Otto Kalkar's Dictionary of Old Danish language.

The Old Danish word Lus can mean:

  • no. hunk. (= isl. lås) i nuv. bet.; mand tør icke sette luss i skind- kjortel, hun kommer der vel self Pal- lad., Visitatsb. 129.53 108.n; nor luus faar hoste, saa revner hun. P. Syv. I. 188. — fit.: om thw wilt smørielsæ gøre at dræpæ lus mæth. Arnemagn.dskr. nr. 187. 93.20; tha for orthær lyssen. sst. 93.s; tha dø allæ løssenæ. sst. 93.2. Smlyn. isl, lyse. I Pon- topp., Gramm. Dån. 180. uforand.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚢᛋ
Medieval Runes were used in Denmark from 12th to 17th centuries.

Abbreviations used:

et.
enkelttal (singularis).
hunk.
hunkøn (femininum).
isl.
islandsk.
n.
norsk.
no.
navneord (substantivum).
t.
tysk.
æ.
ældre.

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