Old Norse Dictionary - vatn-fasta

Meaning of Old Norse word "vatn-fasta" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

vatn-fasta Old Norse word can mean:

1. að, to fast on water, K. Á. 78.
2. u, f. a ‘water-fast,’ H. E. i. 521, K. Þ. K.; vatnföstu-dagr, -nátt, K. Á. 78, 190.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛏᚾ-ᚠᛅᛋᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
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