Kvöðu-váttrOld Norse Dictionary - kvöðu-váttr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kvöðu-váttr" (or kvǫðu-váttr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kvöðu-váttr (kvǫðu-váttr)
- m. a witness in a case of claim, Grág. i. 124, N. G. L. i. 219.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kvöðu-váttr may be more accurately written as kvǫðu-váttr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚢᚦᚢ-ᚢᛅᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)