Flýta

Old Norse Dictionary - flýta

Meaning of Old Norse word "flýta" in English.

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

flýta
tt, [hence fljótr], to hasten, make haste, with dat.; flýta ferðinni, to hasten on one’s journey, Grett. 99, Bs. i. 130; flýta sér, to hasten, speed oneself, Stj. 221, Þórð. 69.

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

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Þórð.
Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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