MaktOld Norse Dictionary - makt
Meaning of Old Norse word "makt" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
makt Old Norse word can mean:
- f. [a for. word, for the genuine form is máttr, q. v.]:—might, power, Bs. i. 773, Clar., and in romances of a later date, freq. in mod. usage, Pass., Vídal. passim.
- COMPDS: maktarleiki, maktarmaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚴᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Clarus Saga. (G. II.)
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