RuðaOld Norse Dictionary - ruða
Meaning of Old Norse word "ruða" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. ravage; Oddr var eigi ruðu-lítill, O. made no small havock, Fas. ii. 255; to this may also belong ruðu-brandar, the ravenous swords, Orkn. 72 (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)