VarpaOld Norse Dictionary - varpa
Meaning of Old Norse word "varpa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
varpa Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. a cast, net, Boldt 79, 104, D. N. passim.
- 2. as a law term, a ‘dropping,’ outcast; enginn skal þat við annan mæla, at hann sé hórbarn eða varpa, N. G. L. i. 311.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Boldt. (J. II.)
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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