Eptir-bátr

Old Norse Dictionary - eptir-bátr

Meaning of Old Norse word "eptir-bátr" in English.

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

eptir-bátr
m. an ‘after-boat,’ ship’s boat, Eg. 374, Fms. vii. 195, 214, Orkn. 420: metaph. a laggard, Fær. 49, Ísl. i. 236.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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