BlæjaOld Icelandic Dictionary - blæja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "blæja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
blæja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) fine coloured cloth (hon hafði knýtt um sik blæju ok vóru í mörk blá);
- 2) cover of a bed; koma undir eina blæju, to be married;
- 3) burial sheet (svipti hon blæju af Sigurði);
- 4) cover of an altar table.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛅᛁᛅ
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