Old Icelandic Dictionary - vitja

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "vitja" in English.

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

(að), v. to go to a place, to visit (tók hann þat ráð at v. eigi optarr til Íslands); with gen., v. frænda sinna, to visit one’s kinsmen; at þeir mundi koma ok v. Gizurar, fiay G. a visit, attack him at his home; þóttust þeir vita, hvar hans var at v., where he was to be found; þeir ~ graðungsins, they went to fetch the bull; v. ráðahags, ráðs, to come to fetch one’s bride; v. einkamála, heita, to come to claim the fulfilment of an agreement, or promise.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛏᛁᛅ

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