Frétta

Old Icelandic Dictionary - frétta

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "frétta" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

frétta Old Icelandic word can mean:

frétta
(-tta, -ttr), v.
frétta
1) to hear, get intelligence;
frétta
2) to ask, enquire (f. e-n e-s or at e-u); f. tíðenda, to ask for news; f. e-n upp, to find one out;
frétta
3) refl. to get about, be reported (þetta fréttist um heraðit); fréttist alls ekki til hans, nothing was heard of him; fréttist mér svá til, I am told; fréttust þeir tíðenda, they asked each other for news; ~st fyrir, to enquire.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛁᛏᛏᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-s
einhvers.
e-u
einhverju.
f.
feminine.
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