Bókmál

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bókmál

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bókmál" in English.

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

bókmál Old Icelandic word can mean:

bókmál
n.
bókmál
1) book language, learned language, Latin (á bók nam ek aldri ok eigi heyrða ek frá máli sagt);
bókmál
2) the canon law; blót þau, sem fyrirboðin eru at máli, in the canon of the church;
bókmál
3) the Justinian calendar; at máli, according to the calendar.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚴᛘᛅᛚ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
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