Bistr

Old Norse Dictionary - bistr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bistr" in English.

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

bistr
adj. [Swed. bister], angry, knitting one’s brows, Sturl. iv. 82, v. l., cp. Bs. i. 750, Pass. 21. 1.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
cp.
compare.
l.
line.
Swed.
Swedish.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Pass.
Passiu-Sálmar.
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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