Buna

Old Norse Dictionary - buna

Meaning of Old Norse word "buna" in English.

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

buna Old Norse word can mean:

buna
u, f. [akin to ben], a stream of purling water; lækjar-buna, vatns-buna: bunu-lækr, m. a purling brook, Jónas 137; blóð-buna = blóðbogi.
buna
2. one with the stocking hanging down his leg, ungartered; a cognom. (Björn buna), Landn.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
cognom.
cognomen.
n.
neuter.
nom.
nominative.

Works & Authors cited:

Jónas
Jónas Hallgrímsson.
Björn
Biörn Halldórsson.
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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