KrapprOld Norse Dictionary - krappr
Meaning of Old Norse word "krappr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj., kröpp, krappt, [see kreppa]:—strait, narrow, of a road or the like; kröpp leið, Skálda 169; komast í krappan stað, to get into straits, a saying, Fb. i. 311: naut., krappr sjór, a short, chopping sea: metaph., kröpp kaup, a scant bargain, Grett. (in a verse): of a person, sharp, crafty, kröpp var Guðrún, Am. 70. krappa-rúm, n. the ‘strait-room,’ a place in an ancient ship of war, the third from the stern, Fms. ii. 252, Fb. iii, 219.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛅᛒᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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