Bygg

Old Norse Dictionary - bygg

Meaning of Old Norse word "bygg" in English.

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

bygg
n. [Scot. and North. E. bigg; Swed. bjugg; Dan. byg; Ivar Aasen bygg; derived from byggja]:—barley, a common word over all Scandinavia, cp. Alm. 33, Edda (Gl.), Stj. 99, Bs. ii. 5, 532. 5; vide barr II.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Dan.
Danish.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
North. E.
Northern English.
Scot.
Scottish.
Swed.
Swedish.

Works & Authors cited:

Alm.
Alvís-mál. (A. I.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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