ToddiOld Norse Dictionary - toddi
Meaning of Old Norse word "toddi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [an almost obsolete word in Icel., but preserved in Engl. tod, a weight of wool = 28 lbs.; a tod is also = a bushel; in Jamieson toddie is a bit of cake; Germ. zotte answers in form to the Norse toddi]:—a tod of wool; toddu gefn, the fairy of the tod, i. e. a woman, Bjarn. (in a verse): a bit, in vinjar-toddi, q. v.; þá eru tveir um toddann, than two go on each piece, cp. Maurer’s Volks. 306; hón gaf aldregi minna enn stóra todda þá hón skyldi fátækum gefa, Dropl. (viz. the large apocryphal Saga).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛏᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- i. e.
- id est.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
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