RœtaOld Icelandic Dictionary - rœta
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "rœta" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
rœta Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-tta, -ttr), v.
- 1) r. e-t upp, to root up (r. upp illgresi ór guðs akri);
- 2) refl., rœtast, to take root, strike root, = rótfestast.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᛏᛅ
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