Bana-orð

Old Norse Dictionary - bana-orð

Meaning of Old Norse word "bana-orð" in English.

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

bana-orð
n. death, in the phrase, bera b. af e-m, to put one to death, slay in fight, Edda 42; betra þykir mér frændi at þiggja b. af þér en veita þér þat, Ld. 222, Bs. i. 106; kenna e-m b., to charge one with slaying one, n. G. L. i. 306.

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

Abbreviations used:

L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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