Belti

Old Norse Dictionary - belti

Meaning of Old Norse word "belti" in English.

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

belti Old Norse word can mean:

belti
n. [Lat. balteus; Engl. belt]
belti
1. a belt, esp. a belt of metal (silver) or embroidered, esp. belonging to a woman, Ld. 284, Sturl. iii. 189, Nj. 2, 24: belonging to a man, with a knife fastened to it, Fs. 101, Fms. iv. 27; kníf ok belti ok vóru þat góðir gripir, Gísl. 54, Fms. ix. 25, Fb. ii. 8, Nj. 91; as a naut. term, Edda (gl.)
belti
COMPDS: beltadráttr, beltispúss, beltisstaðr.
belti
2. Belti, Mare Balticum, is derived from the Lithuanian baltas = albus.
belti
3. astron. a zone, himinbelti, hitabelli, kuldabelti.

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

Abbreviations used:

Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
n.
neuter.
esp.
especially.
naut.
nautical.
v.
vide.
astron.
astronomy, astronomically.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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