Á-búð

Old Norse Dictionary - á-búð

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-búð" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-búð Old Norse word can mean:

á-búð
f. [búa á], an abode or residence on an estate or farm, tenancy; fara … á annars manns land til ábúðar (as a tenant), Grág. ii. 253; á. jarðar (possession) heimilar tekju, Gþl. 329; en ef land spillist í a. hans, during his tenancy, K. Þ. K. 170; þá öðlast harm leigu (rent) en hinn á. (tenancy), N. G. l. i. 94: whatever refers to the right and duties of a tenant, landskyld ok alla á. jarðar, Jb. 210, 346, 167.
á-búð
COMPDS: ábúðarmaðr, ábúðarskylda.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᛒᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Jb.
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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