Far-bauti

Old Norse Dictionary - far-bauti

Meaning of Old Norse word "far-bauti" in English.

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

far-bauti
a, m. a ‘ship-beater,’ destroyer, an ogre, Fms. xi. 146: mythol. a giant, the father of Loki, Edda.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mythol.
mythology, mythologically.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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