GrettirOld Norse Dictionary - grettir
Meaning of Old Norse word "grettir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- in., poët. a ‘frowner,’ dragon, Edda: pr. name, Landn., whence Grettis-færsla, u, f. name of a poem; Grettis-haf, n. Grettir’s lift, is in Icel. the popular name for giant boulders.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᛏᛏᛁᚱ
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:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)