ReipaOld Norse Dictionary - reipa
Meaning of Old Norse word "reipa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
reipa Old Norse word can mean:
- að, to fasten with a rope: naut., var reipat tréit á skipinu, the mast was rigged, Fms. ix. 480, v. l.
- 2. reflex., ef þú reipask við at fara, if thou refuse to go, Fms. xi. 113.
- II. in Dan. rebe, to ‘rope’ a field, to measure land with a rope.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᛁᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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