As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
teppa Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. t, [tappi], to confine, enclose, shut in; vildi eigi láta teppa sik þar, Rd. 303; ok teppir oss inni, Stj. 526; teppa eyrun á hesti, to stop the ears, Karl. 282; vera inni tepptr í váginum, Fms. xi. 63; teppa þá inni í dölunum, viii. 60.
- 2. to close, stop, bar; teppa e-m stig, to stop the way for one, Al, 20.
- 2. u, f. an obstruction; medic., andar-teppa, ‘breath-stoppage,’ croup (Fr. la grippe); tíða-t., stoppage of menstruation.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛒᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
- medicine, medically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.