Árétti

Old Norse Dictionary - árétti

Meaning of Old Norse word "árétti" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

árétti
n. [and árétta, tt], a thin wedge used to prevent a nail from getting loose, cp. Ivar Aasen.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᛁᛏᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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