Blástr

Old Norse Dictionary - blástr

Meaning of Old Norse word "blástr" in English.

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

blástr Old Norse word can mean:

blástr
rs, m., dat. blæstri, blæsti, Hom. 47; pl. blástrar:
blástr
1. to blast, Sks. 213.
blástr
2. breath; b. af lopti, Eluc. 19; málit görisk af blæstrinum, Skálda 170: the blast of a trumpet, Fms. ix. 30: hissing of serpents, breathing of whales (hvala blástr), Gullþ. 8: blowing a bellows, Edda 70.
blástr
3. medic. swelling, mortification, Nj. 209, Dropl. 36, Bs. i. 182.
blástr
COMPDS: blástrbelgr, blástrhol, blástrhorn, blástrjárn, blástrsamr, blástrsvalr.

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

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
þ.
þáttr.
medic.
medicine, medically.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Eluc.
Elucidarium. (F. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gullþ.
Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Dropl.
Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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