Bak-jarl

Old Norse Dictionary - bak-jarl

Meaning of Old Norse word "bak-jarl" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

bak-jarl
m., milit. a foe attacking in the rear, Sturl. iii. 66, Karl. 164.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴ-ᛁᛅᚱᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
lit.
literally.
m.
masculine.
milit.
military.

Works & Authors cited:

Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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