GatOld Norse Dictionary - gat
Meaning of Old Norse word "gat" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., pl. göt, [A. S. geat and Engl. gate = entrance; Hel. gat = foramen], a hole, FmS. iii. 217, FaS. iii. 486; skrár-gat, a key-hole; lúku-gat, a trap-door; cp. the following word.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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