Beltis-staðr

Old Norse Dictionary - beltis-staðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "beltis-staðr" in English.

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

beltis-staðr
m. the belt-waist, Gísl. 71, Fms. iv. 56. In poetry the sea is called the belt of islands or of the earth.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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