Bón-orð

Old Norse Dictionary - bón-orð

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

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

bón-orð Old Norse word can mean:

bón-orð
f.
bón-orð
1. wooing, courtship; hefja b. við, to woo; síðan hóf Þórólfr bónorð sitt við Sigurð ok bað Sigríðar dóttur hans, Eg. 38, 97; vekja b., Ld. 99, Nj. 17.
bón-orð
COMPDS: bónorðsför, bónorðamál.
bón-orð
2. = begging, Gísl. 85.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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