Blanda

Old Norse Dictionary - blanda

Meaning of Old Norse word "blanda" in English.

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

blanda Old Norse word can mean:

blanda
u, f. any mixture of two fluids, FS. 145 (of watery blood); but esp. a beverage of hot whey mixed up with water, Vm. 60, FmS. ix. 360. Blanda also is the local name of a stream of glacier water in the north of Icel., v. Landn.
blanda
β. metaph. the name of a book, miscellanea; skal sjá skrá … heita B., því at saman er blandað skyldu tali ok úskyldu, Rb. 4, v. l., in MS. Am. 625, 4to. blöndu-horn, n. a cup of blanda, a cognom., Landn. 278.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.
cognom.
cognomen.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
nom.
nominative.
S.
Saga.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
Am.
Atla-mál. (A. II.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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