Banaþúfa

Old Icelandic Dictionary - banaþúfa

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "banaþúfa" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

banaþúfa Old Icelandic word can mean:

banaþúfa
f. a knoll that causes one’s death;
banaþúfa
hníga við banaþúfu, to die;
banaþúfa
drepa fótum við banaþúfu, to stumble against or over a fatal knoll.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᛅᚦᚢᚠᛅ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
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