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dadderi nn. tiresome work

daddet adj. (ON dagsetr) tired-looking, faint, weary sunset

dað pron. it; dað var en dag at...

dafa nf. otter

dag nm. day; goden dag, Tammasmessdag 21. December; Todlessdag 23. December; jøldagChristmass day, dags vinna a day's work

daga vw. to break (of a day), hannj dagar the day breaks

dagalig adj. badly done or prepared

dagaliðen nf. (ON dagalíðan) decline of day; dað er komið til dagaliðenar the day declines; dað myn vara dagaliðen til då de koma atte [åitte] it will be long before they come back; du hever varið djer dagaliðen you've been long away

dagaljus  nn. daylight

dagdvelja vw. (-dvaldi) to while away a time uselessly

dagdvelj nf. 1. lounging; 2. fruitless occupation; dað er ikke men dagdvelj this is nothing but a fruitless occupation; 3. pl. dagdveljar toys for pastime; bånnjen mynu få knipptu [vermdu] diskana fyri [sen] dagdveljar the children will get the borken dishes as toys

dagg nf. dew, moisture

dagset nn. the close of day, sunset

dakk nf. (ON þökk) thanks

dala vw. to descend, go down, become calmer; hannj dalar there's a lull

dala vw. to iddle about

dal nm. 1. valley (ON dalr); 2. strip of level land (Gael. dail)

dalamjork nn.mist in the dales

dalarøk nm.mist rising from the water

dalka, djalka vw. to walk heavily

damp nm. end (of a fishing line)

dampa vw. to wear off the end of fishing-line; linan er dampað (upp)the end has been torn off the hand-line; at dampa pipena to break asunder the pipe

darg nn. mass, large portion

dask nn. thickness, misty clouds; dask øver landenon misty clouds over the place

dasket adj.exhausted, worn out

dat pron. that; veð dat sama 1. at once, at the same moment; 2. immidiately

davra vw. to abate, diminish;vinden davra the wind quitened down

defna-jora nn.deaf ear

degi nn. verywet piece of ground, hollow

dekk nn. 1. sea-bottom (tabu); 2. tyre

del nm. deal, part

densk adj. Danish; densker pengar Danish money

derg nn.somethingimportant and valuable

derga vw. (ON daðra) 1. to poke with fire persistently and violently; 2. to flirt

derl nm. tail (of a sheep or pig)

desja vw. to heap up hay in stacks

desket adj.exhausted, worn out

deva vw. (devdi) 1. to deafen; 2. to soften

devilin nm. the devil; til devils! oh! the devil!

di vw. to warm up

di vw. to abate, calm

di pers. pron. you 2 pl

dibjasafit adj. weak, ailing, wretched

digger nf.1. firmness of texture; 2. strength

dikk nm. drink; få mjer dikk!give me a drink!

diløda vw. 1. to disfigure; 2. to be unbecoming = afljuda;esi hatt diløder dog this hat disfigures you

dimma nf. 1. dusk; 2. twilight;dað myn vara dimma til då de komma atte [åitte] it will be twilight before they come back; du hever varið djer burt ena dimmu you have been a long time away

dimma vw. to make or grow (somewhat) dark; hannj dimmar om nåittena it's growing dark in the night

dimmra vw. to darken, become nightfall

dimmodali adj. (ON dimm-ok-dali) (a good while) away

dimmriv nm. dawn in the summer

dimmset nn. nightfall in the summer

dimska nf. fog, bank of fog; dað er dimska gångandi ut frå sjunon there is a fog coming from the sea

dirda vw. to stamp (with the feet); to d. de feet - with the feet

dirdla vw. to shake, swing

dirl nn. vibration, swinging; at seta e-t i dirl; at få dirl; at vara i [uppå] dirli; hannj kom veð dirli; hvatna dirl er dað at du hever åitte dog

divlek nm. large piece of bread

djag nn. dough, lump of dough

djarf nm. boldly, fearless, bold

djarf nf. 1. hardiness, courage; 2. absense of fear in the dark

djeld nf. (ON deild) 1. plot of ground, strip of grassland; grasdjeld; 2. deal, part

djubek nm. small, undeveloped ling

djup nn. depth

djur nn. 2. animal; 1.pl. cattle

djur nm. "brick", excellent fellow, dear (mingling of djur)

dodd nm. broken nail

dof adj. stale, having lost its strength

dofna vw. 1. to become slack and feeble person; 2. to abate, calm (of a storm); hannj hever dofnað i vedrenu the storm [rough weather] has calmed

dofning nf. calming; hannj er dofning i vedrenu

doger nn. intense anxiety or waiting, hon var i dogri

doi interj.: doi tak dee! devil take you!

doitt nm. dull, indolent person

doitta vw. to nod froms sleepiness; at sita doittandi øver e-u

doker nm. 1. firmness os texture; 2. strength

dokk adj. gloomy, depressed, discouraged; hannj er mukkið dokk uppå dað

dokka nf. young girl; min dokka, min piri dokka! my (little) sweetheart!

doli, dwali nf. soft hollow in sea-bottom

dolk nm. a big bulky person

dolsket adj. foolish, half-witted

domra nn. (ON dómrof) fine paid for absense from the court

domsket adj. dejected, silent, melancholy

dona vw. to boon, din

don nn. 1. dust; 2. grain, particle

donare nm. fierce blazing fire

dongja nf. heap, pile

dor pers. pron. you pl., you polite; gen. dora; kwar gånga dor? where are you going?, Goden dag til dora! - reply to Goden dag!

dorafel nf. board of a door; faren i dorafelar broken into pieces

dordek nm. portion of something

dorga vw. to fish with an angling line

dorro nf. fishing line < *dorg

dos nf. (ON dys) small stack of corn

dost nn. grain, particle

dotter nf. daughter;Jamesdotter, Jonsdotter

doven adj. slack, feeble, numb

dovna vw. to become slack and feeble

dover nn. doze, light slumber not speak for sleepiness or weakeness

dovra vw. to be or become drowsy orsleepy; dovra øver to fall into a light sleep; ordið dovraði fyri hans monnji he could not speak distinctly, either for sleepiness or weakness

dradska nf. slowness, tardiness

drag nn. 1. dragging, pulling; geve oss drag veð djer, drengi! give us a hand, boy!; 2. quantity of milk; mjølka drag ut ur kuni;                        

draga vs. to draw, pull; draga fisk to catch fish with a hand-line; at draga mjølk (ut or kunni) to milk a cow

draga at to stick fast (to the sea bottom);hannj dreger at dekkenu

draga frå to draw line a little from the bottom

draga ned draw to the night; hannj dreger ned til nåittar

draga sog øver to begin courting

draga til to steer the boat up into the wind

draga upp to educate; rear; pp. draget upp, uppdragen; eg var uppdragen i Bressø

draga upp sog: 1. to approach; 2. to draw near (of time); hannj dreger sog upp til jøla/til tolv

draga uppå 1. to draw out, make long-drawn; 2. to speak very slowly

draga ut to take fish out of brine, wash and prepare it

draga ut uppå e-n to excite a kind of preternatural anxiety; dað byrraði at draga ut uppå mog

draga å to put on an article of clothing

draga øver to overhaul

dranga vw. to tie firmly

dratsa vw. to move heavily and slowly

drav nn. 1. drift; 2. shoal of young fish

dravin adj. 1. decomposed, being rotten; 2. out of sorts

dredlet adj. that trails something, f.ex. garment while walking

drega vw. to troll with a fishing-line, keep it in motion up and down, to and fro

drenga vw. 1. to draw tight, strangle;2. to make it up after quarrel; 3. at drenga at [til] to recover from illness

drengi nm. 1. boy; 2. halibut T

drift nf. drift, speed

drilla vw. to upset, knock over

drilla vw. to lag behind

drinj nn. cat T

drintel nm. 1. man with baggy clothes; 2. poor worthless article

drintelskiti nm. dirt

driplet adj. spotted, having irregular spots

drita vs. (past dret, pp. dritten) to evacuate, cacare

drit nn. excrement

driv nn. 1. hurry, excitement; 2. agitated haste

driva vs. to drive

driva at to work or be occupied with something; hveron driver du at? what is your work? ungu mennener aldri drivu havið sen gamblu mennener the young men did not attach importance to deep-sea fishing as the old men did

drog nn. person who carries heavy burdens

droga vw. to carry heavy burdens

droga uppå to work for a long time without being able to finish it

droll nn. 1. slowness in movement; 2. hesitation

drolsket adj. 1. slow; lounging; 2.dilatory

drong nm. high rock in the sea                                   

droinnja vw. (past. drundi) 1. to drone, emit a hollow, long sound; 2. speak slowly

droinnj nm. the hindmost part of the back of an animal

drog nm. (ON draugr) gnome, troll

drukk nm. drink, something to drink

drukken adj. drunk, intoxicated

drumba vw. to emit cross sounds, talk crossly and unwillingly: hannj drumbaði tvartri ord ut or sjer

drummer, drummi nm.snipe, common snipe

drums nn. gloomy, peevish mood: Hvat sette dog i sikket drums?

drumsa vw.to be peevish, sulk: Hvat drumsar du um?

drumset adj. sulking, peevish, morose

drumsket adj. out of sorts, in a gloomy mood

drunga vw. to draw firmly together, tie fast: at drunga til e-s

drung adj. 1.narrow; 2. troublesome, heavy, difficult to force onward; 3. fatiguing; drung båt; tung drung vinna heavy troublesome work

drupa vw. (ON drupti) to stoop, bend, lean over: veggerne drupa at hans sidu the walls stooped to his side

drupsjag adj. 1. quite exhausted; 2. depressed; 3. very rainy

drus nm. person who works well and energetically

drusla vw. 1. to chase; 2. to drive away in a harsh manner; drengi, drusla burt ditt svin! boy, drive away your swine! drusla hannj upp! move it (the horse) quicker (in ploughing)

drusla vw. to sprinkle; at drusla salt å fisk

drypa vw. (drypti) 1. drop slowly down; 2. to collapse

drøg adj. (ON drjúgur) 1. substantial, abundant; 2. large T; at sni neberten øver drøgan to cut the bain into too large pieces (sníða niðrburðinn of drjúgan)

drøri nn. (ON dreyri) blood (esp. from a wound); at draga drøri to wound somebody

dråitta vw. to come lagging behind

du nf. dove

dua vw. to address familiarly

du pron. pers. thou, you, serdu! looks-to! look here!

duk nm. 1. duck; 2. fabric, cloth

dulk nn. night cap

dumbvillja nf. Holy Week days; dumbvilljadagavoga Holy Week, week before Easter Sunday

dumm adj. 1. deaf, hard of hearing; 2. stupid

dun nm. down, soft plimage of birds

dunder nn. rumbling sound; Dondri - waterfall (cf. Dynjandi)

dunter nm.eider-duck

dura vw. 1. do doze; 2. to move drowsily

durasuk nm. draught between doors or through narrow passage

duster nn. quarrel, angry dispute; de havde duster they had a quarrel, dað var duster mellja dera; at storta [mana] duster to wrangle, dispute angrily

dvala vw. 1. to sleep lightly; 2. to fall into a light slumber; at dvala øver

dvali nm. 1. light slumber, nap; 2. short lull in rough weather: hannj gørdi dvala fyri tiðena a lull in the storm for awhile

dvelja vw. (past dvaldi) 1. to idle away the time; 2. dawdle about

dvang nn. piece of wood

dvarg nf. 1. haste, speed; 2. passing shower; hannj gekk veð dvarg å sjer

dvarga vw. to move speedily, rush

dvars prep. across: de nail is driven in d.

dvarsa vw. to place crosswise; dvarsa grundena to set long-line acros the fishing ground

dvavra vw. to doze

dvetla vw. to wash slightly, rins

dvimmsa vw. to dwindle, diminish

dvåg nn. (ON þvag) 1. urine; 2. mud

dy nf. calming of the weather, abatement of storm; hannj er dy i vedrenu

dy nn. heave, swell; at finnja landið veð dyi

dyba vw. (past dybdi) to dip, to be constantly at sea

dyba sog vw. to strive, soil, slave

dyba intil vw. to indulge (into gossip)

dyba å vw. to constantly soil oneself

dyba ut vw. to stay out long, away from home; kørna liggja dybandi ut til heveds av dimmu the cows stay away till midnight in summer

dyppa vw. (dypti) dip, bend oneself

nn?. 1. miry place; 2. swamp

dølos adj. lazy, inactive, unwilling to work

døm nn. example

døms, a-døms as, for example

dør nf.pl. (Gen.pl. døra and dura) door

dørka vw. to hold out, continue work or project as long as possible; vi dørka hannj ut; de dørkaðu hannj vel ut dagen they stay long today on the fishing-grounds despite the bad weather

dørkalig adj.usable, serviceable

Døt nm. him you know, aforemenshioned (see also hannepå, hannister, haipernor, Ovik, Og);mannen uppå Døt

dåð [do] nf. 1. strength, energy; 2.solidity, quality; 3. durability

dådda interj. bless us! dådda mog! 'bless' < dått

dålos adj. slow, inactive, wanting in energy and ability

dåma nf. sensation, taste; dað er ikke dåma å fiskenon

dår nn. drop

dåren nm.: ill dåren to the devil! hold your tongue!

dårska nf. 1.daring, foolhardy action; 2. lack of sense, delusion


 
 

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