Blístra

Old Norse Dictionary - blístra

Meaning of Old Norse word "blístra" in English.

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

blístra Old Norse word can mean:

blístra
að, to whistle, Fb. i. 553, Fas. iii. 337, Bret. 26: the phrase, b. í spor e-m, prob. a hunting term, to run whistling after one, Korm. 62, Fms. viii. 60.
blístra
2. of snakes, to hiss, Fr.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
prob.
probably.
Fr.
French in etymologies.

Works & Authors cited:

Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
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