Bú-sifjar

Old Norse Dictionary - bú-sifjar

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

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

bú-sifjar
[qs. búi-sifjar, from búi, a neighbour], f. pl. relation between neighbours; góðar b., a good neighbourhood, Karl. 536; the phrase, veita e-m illar, þungar b., to be a bad neighbour, aggressive, Eg. 730, Fms. iii. 222; má vera at þá batni b. okkar, Fs. 31.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.
qs.
quasi.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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