Ban-vænn

Old Norse Dictionary - ban-vænn

Meaning of Old Norse word "ban-vænn" in English.

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

ban-vænn Old Norse word can mean:

ban-vænn
adj. deadly, Eg. 34.
ban-vænn
2. medic. deadly sick, just before death; ok er dró at því at hann (the sick) var b., when all hope of life was gone, Eg. 126, Fms. i. 86; snerist um allt sárit svá at Grettir görðist b., Grett. 153.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
medic.
medicine, medically.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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