As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
ótti Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) fear, dread; svá var þeim öllum mikill ~ at honum, they were all so much afraid of him;
- 2) a cause of fear, dreadful thing (~ var at sjá í augu honum, ef hann var reiðr).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏᛏᛁ
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