Roða-vetrOld Norse Dictionary - roða-vetr
Meaning of Old Norse word "roða-vetr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., the winter of 1118 A. D. was thus called, prob. from red lights in the sky, Ann. s.a.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᚦᛅ-ᚢᛁᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. D.
- Anno Domini.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)