KrettaOld Norse Dictionary - kretta
Meaning of Old Norse word "kretta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- pret. kratt, a def. strong verb, to maunder, murmur; engi þorði um at kretta, Grett. 140 A, B; Uxi kratt jafnan um, Finnb. 280 C; þeir þoldu ílla, en krittu (kruttu?) um, Fas. i. 129.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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