KátrOld Norse Dictionary - kátr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kátr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. [Dan. kaad], merry, cheerful, in good spirits, of mood, temper, Eg. 44, 483, Fms. i. 202, vii. 152, 157, 175, ix. 477, Ó. H. 70; all-kátr, in excellent humour, 57; ú-kátr, downcast.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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