Old Norwegian Dictionary - bálför

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "bálför" (or bálfǫr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

bálför (bálfǫr)
bálför, f. Henbringelse til Ligbaalet (jvfstíga á bál, ags. ádfór Beow. 6015).SE. I, 176. 180.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, bálför may be more accurately written as bálfǫr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᛆᛚᚠᚯᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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