Bý-fluga

Old Norse Dictionary - bý-fluga

Meaning of Old Norse word "bý-fluga" in English.

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

bý-fluga
u, f. a ‘bee-fly,’ bee, Edda 12, Stj. 91, 210, etc.; bý-flygi, n. id., Bs. i. 210, Stj. 411.

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

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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