Bann-bóla

Old Norse Dictionary - bann-bóla

Meaning of Old Norse word "bann-bóla" in English.

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

bann-bóla
u, f. a bull of excommunication, Anecd. 8. bann-færa, ð, to place under ban, K. Á. 134, Sturl. ii. 3. bann-setja, tt, id., K. Á. 64, Sturl. ii. 3, H. E. i. 471; part. pass, under ban, accursed, Fas. iii. 423, Stj. 417.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
l.
line.
part.
participle.

Works & Authors cited:

Anecd.
Anecdoton. (H. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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