Bið-stund

Old Norse Dictionary - bið-stund

Meaning of Old Norse word "bið-stund" in English.

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

bið-stund
f. (biðstóll, Bs. i. 292 is prob. a false reading), biding a bit, Bs. i. 292, 704, Fms. viii. 151, Thom. 104.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
prob.
probably.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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