Bú-höldrOld Norse Dictionary - bú-höldr
Meaning of Old Norse word "bú-höldr" (or bú-hǫldr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- bú-höldr (bú-hǫldr)
- m. a thriving householder.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bú-höldr may be more accurately written as bú-hǫldr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢ-ᚼᚢᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements