As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- bol-vöxtr (bol-vǫxtr)
- m. the growth, form of the body; vel at bolvexti, a well-grown, stout man, Bs. i. 66, Fas. iii. 605.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bol-vöxtr may be more accurately written as bol-vǫxtr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛚ-ᚢᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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