As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bulla Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. að, to boil up; b. og sjóða; cp. Lat. ebullire: metaph. to chat, talk nonsense, and bull, n. nonsense:—all mod.
- 2. u, f. the shaft in a churn or pump, bullu-fótr, m. a pr. name, Grett.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛚᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.