PrettaOld Norse Dictionary - pretta
Meaning of Old Norse word "pretta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to cheat, deceive; ekki skal ek pretta yðr í þessu kaupi, Fms. vi. 110; ef þér prettið hann í öngu, Nj. 90; fær prettað mik Grettir, Grett. (in a verse, but spurious): pass. to be deceived, Gþl. 522.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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