JataOld Norse Dictionary - jata
Meaning of Old Norse word "jata" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a manger (mod. = eta, q. v.), Gísl. 131, Luke ii. 7, 12, 17, passim in mod. usage. jötu-band, n. a manger rail.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛅᛏᛅ
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:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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