Bú-þegn

Old Norse Dictionary - bú-þegn

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

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

bú-þegn
m. a husbandman, in allit. phrases, bændr ok b., Fms. i. 33, Sks. 603; illr b., a bad husbandman, Fms. i. 69, where it is used in a morally bad sense; elsewhere a bad householder, vi. 102, Skálda 203.

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

Abbreviations used:

allit.
alliteration, alliterative.
lit.
literally.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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