Blót-gyðja

Old Norse Dictionary - blót-gyðja

Meaning of Old Norse word "blót-gyðja" in English.

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

blót-gyðja
u, f. a heathen priestess, Hkr. i. 8.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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