YddaOld Norse Dictionary - ydda
Meaning of Old Norse word "ydda" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- d, [oddr], to shew the point on the other side, when a weapon is run through; gegnum skjöld ok brjóst svá at yddi um bakit, Eg. 380, FmS. viii. 332; laust undir kverkina, svá at yddi út um hnakkann, vii. 211; [róa] svá langt vestr sem yddir bænhuss-krossinn heima á Sævarlandi, to pull westwards till the point of the cross at home at S. is just seen, Dipl. iv. 9; það yddir á e-u, the point is seen, e. g. of a steeple or mountain seen at a distance.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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