Bulla

Old Norse Dictionary - bulla

Meaning of Old Norse word "bulla" in English.

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

bulla Old Norse word can mean:

bulla
1. að, to boil up; b. og sjóða; cp. Lat. ebullire: metaph. to chat, talk nonsense, and bull, n. nonsense:—all mod.
bulla
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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Lat.
Latin.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
pr.
proper, properly.

Works & Authors cited:

Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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