Borði

Old Norse Dictionary - borði

Meaning of Old Norse word "borði" in English.

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

borði Old Norse word can mean:

borði
a, m. [cp. Engl. border; O. H. G. porto; Germ. borti; prob. akin to borð]:—a border, Lat. limbus; byrða á borða (acc.), t o embroider, Gkv. 2. 16; bregða borða, to leave off embroidering, 17; rekja borða, to embroider, Heir. 1, Og. 18; b. ok hannyrðir, Fas. i. 430, 523; kona sat við borða, a lady sat embroidering, Fms. ii. 148; slá borða, to embroider, Fas. i. 113; cp. borða skögul, gná, etc., a poët. circumlocution of a lady, Lex. poët.: tapestry, b. fimtigi alna, Dipl. iii. 4, Pm. 10, Bs. i. 77: of the tapestry of a church, esp. the choir, Nj. 6.
borði
2. poët. a shield, Lex. poët.

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

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
esp.
especially.
etc.
et cetera.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
O. H. G.
Old High German.
pl.
plural.
poët.
poetically.
prob.
probably.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gkv.
Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Og.
Oddrúnar-grátr. (A. II.)
Pm.
Pétrs-máldagi. (J. I.)
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