Kvitta

Old Norse Dictionary - kvitta

Meaning of Old Norse word "kvitta" in English.

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

kvitta
að, [a for. word; Fr. quitter, from late Lat. quietare], to acquit, esp. of a debt, due; Gyrðr kvittaði Hall þar um, Vm. 72; hanu kvittaði Orm af sögðu jarðar-verði, Dipl. i. 11; hefir þú kvittað fyrir mig, Pass.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
for.
foreign.
Fr.
French in etymologies.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
Pass.
Passiu-Sálmar.
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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