As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bið-lund Old Norse word can mean:
- (and biðlyndi, Hom. 26. transl. of Lat. longanimitas), f. forbearance, patience, Hom. 97, Stj. 52, Pass. 8. 13, 15, 15. 13.
- COMPDS: biðlundargóðr, biðlundarmál.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚦ-ᛚᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.