Bylgja

Old Norse Dictionary - bylgja

Meaning of Old Norse word "bylgja" in English.

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

bylgja
u, f. [cp. Dan. bölge, Swed. bölja, akin to bólginn, belgr], a billow, Stj. 27, Fs. 142, etc.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Dan.
Danish.
etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
Swed.
Swedish.

Works & Authors cited:

Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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