As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and tottr (q. v.), a nursery word, a tom-thumb, cp. túta; tuttr litli, in the lullaby song of the giantess, Fas. ii. 234; cp. totr and tutr, Edda ii. 496: the word has therefore no relation to stuttr, like telpa qs. stelpa.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛏᛏᚱ
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.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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