IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse deigja, from Proto-Germanic *daigijǭ (dairy maid, bread kneader).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

deigja f (genitive singular deigju, no plural)

  1. (obsolete) maidservant
    Synonym: þerna
  2. dampness, moisture
    Synonym: raki

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