Baldakin

Old Norse Dictionary - baldakin

Meaning of Old Norse word "baldakin" in English.

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

baldakin Old Norse word can mean:

baldakin
and bad forms baldrsskinn (the skin of Balder!) and baldskin [from Baldak, i. e. Bagdad], a baldaquin, canopy, Bs. i. 713, 803, Sturl. iii. 306, Fms. x. 87, Dipl. v. 18, Vm. 52, 97, 117, Ám. 44, Hb. 544, 22.
baldakin
COMPDS: baldrskinnshökull, baldrskinnskápa.

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

Abbreviations used:

i. e.
id est.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Ám.
Auðunnar-máldagi. (J. I.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hb.
Hauks-bók. (H. IV.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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