Bú-rán

Old Norse Dictionary - bú-rán

Meaning of Old Norse word "bú-rán" in English.

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

bú-rán
n. a law term, a kind of burglary, theft, to the amount of three cows at least, or three cows’ value; defined n. G. L. i. 180: metaph. damage, Bs. i. 350.

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

Abbreviations used:

L.
Linnæus.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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