GlettaOld Norse Dictionary - gletta
Meaning of Old Norse word "gletta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gletta Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. banter, Fms. iii. 9, x. 141, Sturl. i. 69.
- 2. u, f., or glettun, f. banter, raillery, Fms. ii. 9, Sturl. i. 69. glettu-atsókn, f. a feint or ruse to provoke the enemy to attack, Fms. x. 141.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᛁᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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