Blöku-menn

Old Norse Dictionary - blöku-menn

Meaning of Old Norse word "blöku-menn" (or blǫku-menn) in English.

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

blöku-menn (blǫku-menn)
m. pl. Walachians, and Blökumanna-land, Walachia, Fms. v. 283; hann sviku Blakumenn í útfaru, Broc. Runstone, p. 179.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, blöku-menn may be more accurately written as blǫku-menn.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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