As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hvötuðr (hvǫtuðr)
- m. an instigator, author, Lex. poët. chiefly in poët. compds.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hvötuðr may be more accurately written as hvǫtuðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚢᛏᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.