Old Norse Dictionary - gnötran

Meaning of Old Norse word "gnötran" (or gnǫtran) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

gnötran (gnǫtran)
f. a rattling, Eluc.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, gnötran may be more accurately written as gnǫtran.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᚢᛏᚱᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Elucidarium. (F. II.)
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