BanvænnOld Icelandic Dictionary - banvænn
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "banvænn" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
banvænn Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) = banvænligr (banvænt sár);
- 2) deadly sick; ok er dró at því at hann var ~, when all hope of life was gone.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᚢᛅᚾᚾ
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