vætte

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish wæt, wættæ, from Old Norse véttr, vættr, from Proto-Germanic *wihtiz (thing). Cognate with English wight and German Wicht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vætte c (singular definite vætten, plural indefinite vætter)

  1. (mythology) smaller supernatural being