Buza

Old Norse Dictionary - buza

Meaning of Old Norse word "buza" in English.

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

buza Old Norse word can mean:

buza
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.
buza
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

Abbreviations used:

A. D.
Anno Domini.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
for.
foreign.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
gl.
glossary.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
mid. Lat.
middle Latin.
n.
neuter.
O. H. G.
Old High German.

Works & Authors cited:

Ann.
Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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