GautrOld Norse Dictionary - gautr
Meaning of Old Norse word "gautr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., a poët. name of Odin, Vtkv., Edda; it seems to mean father, vide gjóta: poët. a man, sá ógæfunnar gautr, that hapless man, Hallgr.; váða-gautslegr, adj. miscreant-like.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚢᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Hallgrímr Pétrsson.
- Vegtams-kviða. (A. I.)