Aptr-byggi

Old Norse Dictionary - aptr-byggi

Meaning of Old Norse word "aptr-byggi" in English.

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

aptr-byggi
ja, m., esp. in pl. stern-sitters (opp. to frambyggjar) in a ship of war, Fms. ii. 312, Hkr. iii. 243.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
opp.
opposed.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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