Bakstr

Old Norse Dictionary - bakstr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bakstr" in English.

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

bakstr Old Norse word can mean:

bakstr
rs, m. baking, Fms. ix. 530: baked bread, pund b., B. K. 89, esp. wafer, Bs. ii. 15: a poultice, fomentation, i. 786: warming, heating, ii. 10.
bakstr
COMPDS: bakstrbrauð, bakstrbuðkr, bakstreldr, bakstrhús, bakstrjárn, bakstrkona, bakstrmunnlaug, bakstrsveinn.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

B. K.
Björgynjar Kálfskinn. (J. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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