Bíldr

Old Norse Dictionary - bíldr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bíldr" in English.

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

bíldr Old Norse word can mean:

bíldr
m., and bílda, u, f. an axe, Edda (Gl.); an instrument for bleeding: bíld-spor, n. a scar as from a b., Bs. i. 367.
bíldr
2. a sheep witb spotted cheeks: bíld-óttr, adj. (sheep) spotted on the cheeks, Rd. 240.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Rd.
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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