As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
buza Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. [a for. woid; mid. Lat. bussa; O. H. G. buzo; Dutch buise; Engl. herring-buss], a sort of merchant-ship, Fms. vii. 289, ix. 304, xi. 425; freq. in the Ann. of the 14th century; it occurs first A. D. 1251, then 1299: in the 14th century, during the Hanseatic trade with Icel., nearly every ship was called buza, vide Ann.
- COMPD: buzuskip.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. D.
- Anno Domini.
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- mid. Lat.
- middle Latin.
- O. H. G.
- Old High German.
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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