Floti

Old Norse Dictionary - floti

Meaning of Old Norse word "floti" in English.

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

floti Old Norse word can mean:

floti
a, m. [Germ. floss; Dan. flaade], a float, raft, Lat. ratis, Skálda 163, Gþl. 411, Fms. v.ii. 32.
floti
2. a fleet, Lat. classis, Hkv. 1. 27, 35, 2. 18, Fms. i. 169, viii. 222, passim.
floti
II. = flet, a movable seat, bench, Fms. v. 332, v. l., perhaps a misspelling.

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
Germ.
German.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.
s. v.
sub voce.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
Hkv.
Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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