Bar-dagi

Old Norse Dictionary - bar-dagi

Meaning of Old Norse word "bar-dagi" in English.

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

bar-dagi Old Norse word can mean:

bar-dagi
a, m., prop. a ‘battle day,’ cp. eindagi, máldagi, skildagi:
bar-dagi
1. a law term, a beating, flogging, thrashing; ef maðr lystr mann þrjú högg eðr þrim fleiri, þat heitir b. fullr, N. G. L. i. 73, Grág. ii. 155, Post. 656 B, Blas. 42.
bar-dagi
2. a fight, battle (very freq.) = orrosta, Eg. 745, Nj. 45, etc.: metaph. a calamity, scourge (theoL.), Sks. 112, 328, Fms. v. 214, Bs. i. 70.
bar-dagi
COMPDS: bardagafrest, bardagafýst, bardagagjarn, bardagaguð, bardagagyðja, bardagalaust, bardagalist, bardagalykt, bardagamaðr, bardagastef.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.
prop.
proper, properly.
L.
Linnæus.
etc.
et cetera.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
s. v.
sub voce.
theol.
theological, theologically.
v.
vide.
f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Blas.
Blasius Saga. (F. III.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Post.
Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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