HótaOld Norse Dictionary - hóta
Meaning of Old Norse word "hóta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
hóta Old Norse word can mean:
- að, older form hœta (q. v.), to hoot, threaten, with dat., Hkr. ii. 260, Fms. viii. 359, passim.
- II. hóta e-u fram, to hold forth (a weapon or the like) with threatening gestures, Rétt. 71; cp. ota and hvata.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Réttarbætr. (B. II.)
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