DreitaOld Norse Dictionary - dreita
Meaning of Old Norse word "dreita" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- tt, [drita], in the phrase, d. e-n inni, to lock one up so that he is forced to do his business within doors (a disgrace), Sturl. i. 198, Ld. 209.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᛁᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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