Blíða

Old Norse Dictionary - blíða

Meaning of Old Norse word "blíða" in English.

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

blíða Old Norse word can mean:

blíða
u, f. [Ulf. bleiþei], literally blitheness, but in usage gentleness, grace, of a woman; alla blíðu lét hón uppi við mik, Nj. 18; hófst þá enn at nýju b. (friendly intercourse) með þeim mágum, Fms. ix. 450: in mod. usage, balminess of the air: fair words, blandishment, Sks. 540.
blíða
COMPD: blíðubragð.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
mod.
modern.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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