Töttra-bassiOld Norse Dictionary - töttra-bassi
Meaning of Old Norse word "töttra-bassi" (or tǫttra-bassi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- töttra-bassi (tǫttra-bassi)
- a, m. a ragamuffin, Glúm. 328.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, töttra-bassi may be more accurately written as tǫttra-bassi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛏᛏᚱᛅ-ᛒᛅᛋᛋᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)