SnótOld Norse Dictionary - snót
Meaning of Old Norse word "snót" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [snotr], a gentlewoman, Edda 109; snótar úlfr, the ‘lady’s wolf,’ i. e. Loki, who carried off the goddess Idun, Haustl.; snótum öllum, opp. to jörlum öllum, Gh. 21, Rm.; the word is poët., and in prose only ironical, þessar snótir, these dames, Al. 153.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Guðrúnar-hefna. (A. II.)
- Haustlöng. (A. I.)
- Rígsmál. (A. II.)
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