OtaOld Norse Dictionary - ota
Meaning of Old Norse word "ota" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [see etja I. 3, and not akin to hóta, as is suggested under that word]:—to push forth, with dat.; ota sér fram, to push oneself forward, intrude oneself; Þórir otar sér fram milli manna, Ísl. ii. 150: the word is very freq. in mod. usage, ota e-u fram, to hold forth; cp. ok etr hann fram berum skallanum, Fb. i. 190.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏᛅ
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:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
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