Bjór-tjöld

Old Norse Dictionary - bjór-tjöld

Meaning of Old Norse word "bjór-tjöld" (or bjór-tjǫld) in English.

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

bjór-tjöld (bjór-tjǫld)
n. tapestry, = bjórr, Vm. 135: b. um sönghús, id.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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