Reyr-böndOld Norse Dictionary - reyr-bönd
Meaning of Old Norse word "reyr-bönd" (or reyr-bǫnd) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- reyr-bönd (reyr-bǫnd)
- n. pl. the wire by which the arrow-head was bound to the shaft, Fms. ii. 320, vi. 323, ix. 528.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, reyr-bönd may be more accurately written as reyr-bǫnd.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚢᚱ-ᛒᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)