Böstl

Old Norse Dictionary - böstl

Meaning of Old Norse word "böstl" (or bǫstl) in English.

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

böstl (bǫstl)
f., pl. böstlar, arrows, Edda (Gl.), Lex. Poët.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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