As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- flöt (flǫt)
- f., pl. flatir, a plain, freq. in mod. use. Flötr, f. pl. a local name, Eb. 15 new Ed., Bs. i. 629.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, flöt may be more accurately written as flǫt.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)