Old Norse Dictionary - hjúskapar-band

Meaning of Old Norse word "hjúskapar-band" in English.

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

n. the bond of matrimony, K. Á. 16, H. E. i. 523.

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

Abbreviations used:


Works & Authors cited:

H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary

Also available in related dictionaries:

This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.