Boð-orð

Old Norse Dictionary - boð-orð

Meaning of Old Norse word "boð-orð" in English.

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

boð-orð Old Norse word can mean:

boð-orð
n. order, bidding; Guðs b., Hom. 34, Ver. 25, Bs. i. 67, Magn. 448: as a law term, an ordinance, K. Á. 192; = penance in eccl. sense, K. Þ. K. 26: in mod. usage, esp. the Ten Commandments (Tiu-laga-boðorð, or with the article, Boðorðin), Sks. 671, cp. Pr. 437, where they are termed ‘Laga-orð.’
boð-orð
COMPDS: boðorðabreytni, boðorðamaðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
eccl.
ecclesiastical.
esp.
especially.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Magn.
Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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