VetraOld Norse Dictionary - vetra
Meaning of Old Norse word "vetra" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to become winter; líðr fram haustinu, tekr at vetra, the winter began to set in, it became wintry, Fms. viii. 435 (v. l.), Finnb. 310; rak á hríðir ek vetraði, Orkn. 190.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛏᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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