Baldrast

Old Norse Dictionary - baldrast

Meaning of Old Norse word "baldrast" in English.

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

baldrast
and ballrast, að, dep. [cp. Germ. poltern; Ivar Aasen baldra, Ihre ballra = strepere], to make a clatter; þeir sneru hestunum ok böldruðust sem þeir væri úráðnir hvárt þeir skyldi ríða, Sturl. iii. 279: adding saman, þeir böllruðust saman, Ingv. 34.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
dep.
deponent.
Germ.
German.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
Ingv.
Ingvars Saga. (E. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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