KröptugrOld Norse Dictionary - kröptugr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kröptugr" (or krǫptugr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kröptugr (krǫptugr)
- adj. [kraptr], strong, Str. 60, Hrafn. 27, H. E. i. 513.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kröptugr may be more accurately written as krǫptugr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᚢᛒᛏᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
- Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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