Á-burðr

Old Norse Dictionary - á-burðr

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

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

á-burðr Old Norse word can mean:

á-burðr
ar, m. a charge (bera á, accusare’); varði mik eigi þess úburðar, Fms. ii. 57, Rd. 236.
á-burðr
β. medic. salve, ointment (bera á, to smear), Bs. ii. 180.
á-burðr
γ. pomp or bravery in dress (berast á, to puff oneself up), in the COMPDS aburðar-klæði, n. fine clothes, showy dress, Bar. 5.
á-burðr
δ. a horse load: áburðar-hestr, m. a pack-horse, = klyfja hestr. áburðar-maðr, m. a dressy, showy person, a dandy, Fms. iv. 255, Orkn. 208. áburðar-mikill, adj. puffed up, showy, Ld. 248. áburðar-samligr and áburðar-samr, adj. id., Sks. 452, 437.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
medic.
medicine, medically.
n.
neuter.
adj.
adjective.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Rd.
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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