Blæja

Old 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:

blæja
f.
blæja
1) fine coloured cloth (hon hafði knýtt um sik blæju ok vóru í mörk blá);
blæja
2) cover of a bed; koma undir eina blæju, to be married;
blæja
3) burial sheet (svipti hon blæju af Sigurði);
blæja
4) cover of an altar table.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛅᛁᛅ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
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