LátrOld Norse Dictionary - látr
Meaning of Old Norse word "látr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., in old poetry and better láttr, [from lag, as sláttr from slag, Engl. litter]:—the place where animals, esp. seals, whales, lay their young, Gpl. 465: in poetry, Fáfnis láttr, the serpent’s litter = gold: freq. in mod. usage, as also in local names, Látr (pl. Hval-látr), Látra-bjarg, -heiðr, see the map of Iceland.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.