BleðjaOld Icelandic Dictionary - bleðja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bleðja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
bleðja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (bleð, bladda, bladdr), v.
- 1) to pick off (leaves or fruit); fig. to kill off one by one (~ hirðina or ~ hirðina af);
- 2) to tear asunder (~ klæði sín);
- 3) to cover, as with a leaf (~ ásjónuna).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛁᚦᛁᛅ
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