Blót-haugr

Old Norse Dictionary - blót-haugr

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

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

blót-haugr
m. a sacrificial mound or cairn, cp. N. G. L. i. 18; defined Fms. v. 164; about cairns of that kind among the Perms (Bjarmar), vide Fms. iv. 299, cp. also Hkr. i. 16.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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