Old Swedish Dictionary - döna

Meaning of Old Swedish word "döna" (or døna) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

döna Old Swedish word can mean:

döna (døna)
1) lukta, gifva lukt från sig. for mans andha illa dönadhe LB 5: 77.
döna (døna)
2) lukta, med luktsinnet förnimma el. mottaga intryck af. jak dönyr wäl hwath thu steekir GO 107. wardher henna blomsther ffangith quinno ath döma til LB 2: 42.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so döna may have also been written as døna

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
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Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚿᛆ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

Works and authors cited:

Läke- och Örte-Böcker. Utg. af G. E. Klemming 1--10. 1883--86.
Gamla Ordspråk. Utg. af H. Reuterdahl. 1840.
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