GlottaOld Norse Dictionary - glotta
Meaning of Old Norse word "glotta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- tt, to grin: absol., g. at e-u, to grin at a thing, Fbr. 160, 162 (in a verse); hón (the witch) glotti við sólunni, Fas. ii. 127; so also, g. við, Nj. 27; g. við tönn, to smile scornfully, sarcastically, so as to shew the teeth, Edda 30, Nj. 182 (of Skarpheðinn), and passim; Erlingr sá til hans, ok glotti við tönn, ok mælti, Ó. H. 114.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᚢᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- absolute, absolutely.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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