BíldrOld 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:
- 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.
- 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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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