Dreita

Old Norse Dictionary - dreita

Meaning of Old Norse word "dreita" in English.

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

dreita
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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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