Old Norwegian Dictionary - bölvíss

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "bölvíss" (or bǫlvíss) in Norwegian.

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

bölvíss (bǫlvíss)
bölvíss, adj. tilbøielig og underfundig tilat foraarsage Skade eller Ulykke; Blindrinn bölvísi Hund. 2.

Part of speech: adj

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚯᛚᚠᛁᛋᛋ
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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