Blóm

Old Norse Dictionary - blóm

Meaning of Old Norse word "blóm" in English.

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

blóm Old Norse word can mean:

blóm
n. [Ulf. bloma, Matth. vi. 28; Engl. bloom; Germ. blume; A. S. blosma, Engl. blossom, answers to blómstr, qs. Lat. flos. The Icel. has not the primitive verb. Hel. blôan; Germ. blühen]:—a bloom, blossom, flower; hvít blóm á grasi, El. 24; lauf ok blóm ok aldin, 19; gras ok blóm, flowers, Edda 145 (pref.), FmS. v. 345; þótti honum á einum kvistinum fegrst b., Bárð. 164; ekki þótti henni blómit (the bloom or blossom on the tree) svá mikit á vera sem hón vildi, Ísl. ii. 14; kóróna af dýrligum blómum, Bret.
blóm
COMPDS: blómamikill, blómberandi, blómberanligr.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
Hel.
Heliand.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pref.
preface.
qs.
quasi.
S.
Saga.
s. v.
sub voce.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bárð.
Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
El.
Elis Saga. (G. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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