Blómstr

Old Norse Dictionary - blómstr

Meaning of Old Norse word "blómstr" in English.

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

blómstr
rs, m. bloom, blossom; allan akrsins blómstr, Stj. 29; sætan b., Sks. 630 B, 499; ‘flos’ is rendered by b., Stj. (pref.): in writers since the Reformation always neut.; allt eins og blómstrið eina, and glóandi blómstrið frítt, Hallgrímr, Snót 45; blóm and blómstr are synonymous, but blómi in common usage is metaph. = prosperity.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
neut.
neuter.
pref.
preface.

Works & Authors cited:

Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Snót
Snót, poems.
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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