As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [þjóta], a noise, whistling sound, as of wind, leaves, Edda (Gl.); þær þyt þulu, of the whirling of a mill, Gs. 3: er þungt at heyra þyt smábarna, cries, wailings, Fms. i. 263; vinda gnýr eða vatna þytr, Skúlda; lúðra-þytr, q. v.; íllviðra-þytr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grótta-söngr. (A. II.)
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