GlósaOld Norse Dictionary - glósa
Meaning of Old Norse word "glósa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
glósa Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. (for. word), a gloss, explanation, Sks. 552, Bs. i. 737: a banter, taunt (Dan. glose), mod.
- 2. (glósera), að, to explain by a gloss, Bs. i. 737, Sks. 7: to chatter, Fas. ii. 110.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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