LautOld Norse Dictionary - laut
Meaning of Old Norse word "laut" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [lúta; early Swed. löt = pasture, Schlyter], a hollow place, Grett. (in a verse), Lex. Poët.: the word is freq. in mod. usage, but seems not to be recorded in old prose; this word occurs in Landn. 197 (Hjaltdæla-laut).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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