As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ból-göltr (ból-gǫltr)
- m. a pig kept in the homestead, Nj. 109, v. l.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ból-göltr may be more accurately written as ból-gǫltr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛚ-ᚴᚢᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)