RotinnOld Norse Dictionary - rotinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "rotinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
rotinn Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. [Dan. raadden; Engl. rotten; akin to reyta, q. v.], rotten; var þá líkaminn r. ok ílla þefjaðr, Fb. i. 582; rotið vín, Stj. 367; ær ú-rotnar, loðnar ok lembdar, Grág.: also of paper, vellum.
- 2. esp. of hair falling off from rottenness; rotið (or rotað) skinn, a hide which has been tanned so that the hair fell off, opp. to rakað skinn, a shorn hide; a nickname, Landn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᛏᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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