This interface will no longer be publicly available from 1 September 2020. Use the new interface instead. Click here to switch over now.

Cookies on our website

We use cookies on this website, mainly to provide a secure browsing experience but also to collect statistics on how the website is used. You can find out more about the cookies we set, the information we store and how we use it on the cookies page.

Runic Dictionary

login: password: stay logged in: help

Anon Óldr 2I l. 5

Þróttar — of Þróttr


þróttr (noun m.): strength, might, valour


[5] Þróttar: þóttar Bb


[5] Þróttar ‘of Þróttr <= Óðinn>’: This emendation, first proposed by Sveinbjörn Egilsson (1832, 7), seems unavoidable. The ms. reading ‘þottar’ could only be nom. pl. of þóttr/þótti m. ‘thought’, which neither makes sense nor provides a determinant for skýja ‘of the clouds’.



© 2008-