SléttrOld Icelandic Dictionary - sléttr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "sléttr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- a. plain, flat, even, smooth; s. völlr, level field; s. sjór, smooth sea; segja sínar farar eigi sléttar, to tell of one’s journey not having been smooth, to report a failure; neut. slétt, as adv. straight, quite (gengu þeir slétt út af borðunum); smoothly, well (tala slétt); eigi mundi ferðin takast slétt, the journey would not go smoothly.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛚᛁᛏᛏᚱ
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