Old Norse Dictionary - blóðtöku-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "blóðtöku-maðr" (or blóðtǫku-maðr) in English.

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

blóðtöku-maðr (blóðtǫku-maðr)
m. a blood-letter.

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

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

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