Barn-maðr

Old Norse Dictionary - barn-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "barn-maðr" in English.

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

barn-maðr
m. the bearer of a baby to be christened; þar á at ala líkmenn ok barnmenn, Vm. 77.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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