Bú-smali

Old Norse Dictionary - bú-smali

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

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

bú-smali
a, m. sheep and cattle, sometimes also including horses; naut ok sauði ok annan b., Fs. 26; esp. the milch cattle, Ld. 96, where it is opp. to barren cattle, Fms. i. 151; vide smali.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
m.
masculine.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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