Blóð-risa

Old Norse Dictionary - blóð-risa

Meaning of Old Norse word "blóð-risa" in English.

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

blóð-risa
adj. ind. [Germ. blutrise = saucius, cruentus], bruised and bloody, Eb. 46; in the alliterative phrase, blár ok b., blue and bloody from blows, Grett. 147, Stj. 91: as to the root, cp. hár-ramr, the outside, but hold-rosa, u, f. a tanner’s term, the inside of a skin; yet blóðrisa in the MSS. is not spelt with a y.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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