Eld-böllr

Old Norse Dictionary - eld-böllr

Meaning of Old Norse word "eld-böllr" (or eld-bǫllr) in English.

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

eld-böllr (eld-bǫllr)
m. a fire-ball, Dipl. v. 18.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, eld-böllr may be more accurately written as eld-bǫllr.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
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