Bani

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bani

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bani" in English.

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

bani Old Icelandic word can mean:

bani
m.
bani
1) death;
bani
fá (bíða, hafa, taka) bana, to die;
bani
ráða sér bana, to commit suicide;
bani
leiða e-n til bana, to cause one’s death (of an illness);
bani
kominn at bana, sinking fast;
bani
2) that which causes death, bane; slayer (fjögurra manna ~).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᛁ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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