ÍstaðaOld Norse Dictionary - ístaða
Meaning of Old Norse word "ístaða" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f., in ístöðu-lauss, Fas. iii. 548; ístöðu-lítill, adj. who stands but little, delicate, sensitive, esp. of children who cry readily at harsh words; hann er svo ístöðulítill.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛋᛏᛅᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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