Blóð-tjörn

Old Norse Dictionary - blóð-tjörn

Meaning of Old Norse word "blóð-tjörn" (or blóð-tjǫrn) in English.

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

blóð-tjörn (blóð-tjǫrn)
f. a pool of blood, Eb. 200.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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