Old Norse Dictionary - kjöt-ætr

Meaning of Old Norse word "kjöt-ætr" (or kjǫt-ætr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

kjöt-ætr (kjǫt-ætr)
adj. eatable; also of days on which flesh was allowed; fugla þá er kjötætir eru, K. Þ. K. 132, Sks. 180; á þeim tíðum er kjötætt er, id.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kjöt-ætr may be more accurately written as kjǫt-ætr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢᛏ-ᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation

Works & Authors cited:

K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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