VartaOld Norse Dictionary - varta
Meaning of Old Norse word "varta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f., perh. the gunwale of a ship, Edda (Gl.); bera rönd á úrga vörtu, Orkn. (in a verse); cp. vartari.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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