Bak-sletta

Old Norse Dictionary - bak-sletta

Meaning of Old Norse word "bak-sletta" in English.

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

bak-sletta
u, f. and bakslettr, m., Al. 27, 44; acc. pl. bakslettu, 90: milit. an attack in rear, Fms. viii. 319, ix. 357: drawback, at rétta þann bakslett, Al. l. c.

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

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
l. c.
loco citato.
lit.
literally.
m.
masculine.
milit.
military.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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