Bylr

Old Norse Dictionary - bylr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bylr" in English.

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

bylr
m. pl. bylir, gen. sing. byljar or rarely byls, a squall, gust of wind; kom b. á húsit, Gísl. 22; þá er bylirnir kómu, when the squalls passed over, Fms. viii. 52.

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

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
sing.
singular.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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