Flöt

Old Norse Dictionary - flöt

Meaning of Old Norse word "flöt" (or flǫt) in English.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
l.
line.
mod.
modern.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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