Bjúgr

Old Norse Dictionary - bjúgr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bjúgr" in English.

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

bjúgr
adj. bowed, hooked, crooked, bent; fætr lágu bjúgir við lendar, Hom. 114; með bjúgum þornum, SkS. 419; hann var b. á baki, he sat bent or bowed (from age) on horseback, FS. 183; b. í vexti, Eg. 710; með bjúgum hring, SkS. 198, Rb. 344, Band. 9: metaph., hvárt er yðr þykir bjúgt eðr beint (MS. brátt), whether it seems to you crooked or straight, i. e. whether you like it or not, FmS. viii, 436: cp. boginn, baugr, etc.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
cp.
compare.
etc.
et cetera.
i. e.
id est.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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