Vetrtöku-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - vetrtöku-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vetrtöku-maðr" (or vetrtǫku-maðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vetrtöku-maðr (vetrtǫku-maðr)
- = vetrgestr, Grett. 100: vetrtaks-maðr, id., Rd. 286, Fbr. 89.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vetrtöku-maðr may be more accurately written as vetrtǫku-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛏᚱᛏᚢᚴᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)