Erta

Old Norse Dictionary - erta

Meaning of Old Norse word "erta" in English.

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

erta
t, to taunt, tease, with acc., Rd. 302, Hkr. iii. 130, Skálda 171, Fms. vi. 323; er eigi gott at e. íllt skap, a saying, Mirm.: reflex., ertask við e-n, to tease one, Fms. ix. 506.

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

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
m.
masculine.
reflex.
retlexive.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Mirm.
Mirmants Saga. (G. II.)
Rd.
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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