Búa-kvöð

Old Norse Dictionary - búa-kvöð

Meaning of Old Norse word "búa-kvöð" (or búa-kvǫð) in English.

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

búa-kvöð (búa-kvǫð)
f. a summoning of neighbours, Grág. ii. 52.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, búa-kvöð may be more accurately written as búa-kvǫð.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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