Bú-stýra

Old Norse Dictionary - bú-stýra

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

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

bú-stýra
u, f. a female housekeeper, Gullþ. 13, Háv. 39.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
v.
vide.
þ.
þáttr.

Works & Authors cited:

Gullþ.
Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)
Háv.
Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
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