VættirOld Norse Dictionary - vættir
Meaning of Old Norse word "vættir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a weigher, holder, Lex. Poët.; vættir gulls ens vegna, Gísl. (in a verse); in compds, vætti-draugr, vætti-njörðr e-s, the wielder of a thing, Lex. Poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛏᛏᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.