Bón-leið

Old Norse Dictionary - bón-leið

Meaning of Old Norse word "bón-leið" in English.

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

bón-leið
f. a begging path; in the phrase, fara b., to go begging from house to house, Nj. 185: in mod. use, fara bónarveg (að e-m) is to entertain, v. however boðleið.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
mod.
modern.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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