ÆttaðrOld Norse Dictionary - ættaðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ættaðr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. by birth; ættaðr vel, well-born, of good family, Nj. 224; góðar nornir ok vel ættaðar skapa góðan aldr, Edda 11; hón var ættuð ór Mostr, Fms. i. 14; ættaðr fyrir vestan haf, having one’s family west beyond the sea, Grett. 84 A.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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