Bilt

Old Norse Dictionary - bilt

Meaning of Old Norse word "bilt" in English.

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

bilt
prob. an old n. part. from bila; only used in the phrase, e-m verðr bilt, to be amazed, astonished; en þá er sagt, at Þór (dat.) varð bilt einu sinni at slá hann, the first time that Thor’s heart failed him, Edda 29; varð þeim bilt, Korm. 40, Nj. 169.

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

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
part.
participle.
prob.
probably.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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