Blettr

Old Norse Dictionary - blettr

Meaning of Old Norse word "blettr" in English.

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

blettr
s, m., pl. ir, [Engl. blot; Dan. plet], loc. a spot, blot, FmS. iii. 123 in a paper MS., the vellum MS. Fb. i. 228 reads ‘flekkr:’ blot, mjök grandvarr af blettum, without stain, blotless, 655 xxxii. 19: now much used in a loc. sense, a spot.

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
loc.
local, locally.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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