As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- bál-för (bál-fǫr)
- f. a funeral, Edda 37.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bál-för may be more accurately written as bál-fǫr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛚ-ᚠᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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