PettiOld Norse Dictionary - petti
Meaning of Old Norse word "petti" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Fr. petit; Engl. petty], a small piece of a field; svo lítið petti, freq. in mod. conversation; the word prob. was imported with the English trade (15th or 16th century).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛏᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.