KreppaOld Norse Dictionary - kreppa
Meaning of Old Norse word "kreppa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a strait: medic. a being crippled: a scrape, koma í slíkar kreppur, Ld. 264. kreppu-sótt, f. a kind of scorbutic disease, Fél. x. 37.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᛒᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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