Bíld-ör

Old Norse Dictionary - bíld-ör

Meaning of Old Norse word "bíld-ör" (or bíld-ǫr) in English.

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

bíld-ör (bíld-ǫr)
f. a blunt arrow, a bolt, Fms. ii. 320, x. 362.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bíld-ör may be more accurately written as bíld-ǫr.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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