As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bugt Old Norse word can mean:
- n. bowing, servile homage: bugta, að, to make many bows, Snót 163.
- β. a bight, bay, Dan. bugt (for. and rare).
- γ. [boughtes, Spencer] = bugða, Fms. iii. 190, or false reading = beit (?).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚴᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Snót, poems.
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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