Old Norse Dictionary - bál-för

Meaning of Old Norse word "bál-för" (or bál-fǫr) in English.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Edda. (C. I.)
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