Band

Old Icelandic Dictionary - band

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "band" in English.

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

band Old Icelandic word can mean:

band
n.
band
1) the act of binding or settling, opp. to lausn;
band
fig., lausn ok ~ allra vandamála, the decision in all difficult cases;
band
2) band, cord (mjótt ~);
band
3) in pl.:
band
a) bonds, fetters (hafa e-n í böndum);
band
b) bond, confederacy (ganga í bönd ok eið);
band
c) poet., the gods, cf. höpt;
band
blóta bönd, to worship the gods;
band
at mun banda, at the will of the gods.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᛏ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
f.
feminine.
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