Eld-böllrOld 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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)