As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
blóð Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) blood; rann honum mjök ~, he lost much blood; nema (taka) e-m ~, to bleed one; vekja e-m ~, to draw blood of one; ganga blóði, to have a hemorrhage or dysentery, blanda bloði saman, to enter into foster-brothership by mixing blood together;
- 2) offspring, blood-relations.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᚦ