GeltaOld Norse Dictionary - gelta
Meaning of Old Norse word "gelta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, (cp. gella), to yell; prop. of dogs, to bark; þeir gjölltu sem hundar, Fas. iii. 623: gelta and gelt are now the current words in Icel., but scarcely occur in old writers, as Hm. 86 is a mod. interpolation.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛚᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Hává-mál. (A. I.)