Belgr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - belgr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "belgr" in English.

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

belgr Old Icelandic word can mean:

belgr
(gen. -s or -jar, pl. -ir), m.
belgr
1) the skin (of a quadruped) taken off whole (cf. kálfs~, katt~, hafr~, otr~);
belgr
2) skin-bag, skin-case (draga belg á or yfir hofuð e-m);
belgr
3) bellows (smiðju-~).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛚᚴᚱ

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
f.
feminine.
e-m
einhverjum.
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