Búkr

Old Norse Dictionary - búkr

Meaning of Old Norse word "búkr" in English.

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

búkr
m. [Hel. bûc = alveus; Germ. bauch], the trunk, body, Eg. 289; esp. the trunk without the head, Nj. 123, Fms. i. 218, Bs. i. 625.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
Germ.
German.
Hel.
Heliand.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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