Flétta

Old Norse Dictionary - flétta

Meaning of Old Norse word "flétta" in English.

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

flétta
tt or að, [Lat. plectere; Ulf. flehtan; Germ. flechten; Dan. flette; the word is scarcely borrowed from the Germ.]:—to plait; hár fléttað, Karl. 335: reflex., hárið fléttask niðr á bringu, the hair fell down in braids on the breast, 226.

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
reflex.
retlexive.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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