Tafl-borðOld Norse Dictionary - tafl-borð
Meaning of Old Norse word "tafl-borð" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a chess-board (for playing the hneftafl or chess), Ó. H. 167, Fas. iii. 627, Mag. 43: a board, tray, Fms. x. 15, 109 (a board to carry the crown jewels on).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚠᛚ-ᛒᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)