VetlingrOld Norse Dictionary - vetlingr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vetlingr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a dimin. from vöttr, a glove, gauntlet, Fms. iii. 176, the common word in Icel.; band-vettlingar, prjóna-v., sjó-vetlingr, sea-gloves, used by fishermen.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛏᛚᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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