Old 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

Abbreviations used:

idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation

Works & Authors cited:

Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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