Höld-borinnOld Norse Dictionary - höld-borinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "höld-borinn" (or hǫld-borinn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höld-borinn (hǫld-borinn)
- part. born of a höld (see höldr), enjoying a höld’s right, Hdl. 11, 16, N. G. l. i. 346.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höld-borinn may be more accurately written as hǫld-borinn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛚᛏ-ᛒᚢᚱᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hyndlu-ljóð. (A. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)