As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (now proncd. bumbult), n. adj., only in the phrase, e-m verðr b., to feel uneasy, Gísl. 33, of a witch (freq., but regarded as a slang word), mér er hálf bumbult …
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛘᛒᚢᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)