Böl-bæn

Old Norse Dictionary - böl-bæn

Meaning of Old Norse word "böl-bæn" (or bǫl-bæn) in English.

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

böl-bæn (bǫl-bæn)
f. imprecation, Sks. 435, Anecd. 10.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Anecd.
Anecdoton. (H. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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