Blórar

Old Norse Dictionary - blórar

Meaning of Old Norse word "blórar" in English.

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

blórar
a, m. [cp. Dan. blår, the refuse of flax, and the phrase, at kaste een blår í öjnene, to throw dust in one’s eyes] in Icel. only used in the metaph. phrase, at göra e-t í blóra við e-n, to commit an offence behind another person so that suspicion falls upon him: and blóra-maðr, m., en ef svá verðr sem mér er grunr á at, dóttir þín sé með barni, þá eru þar fáir blóramenn, ok vil ek ganga við faðerni. Fas. iii. 344.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Dan.
Danish.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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