Flaug

Old Norse Dictionary - flaug

Meaning of Old Norse word "flaug" in English.

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

flaug Old Norse word can mean:

flaug
f. [fljúga], flying, flight, Sks. 114 B; fugla f., 655 B. 3; fugl á flaug (mod. fugl á flugi), Sks. 81; þessi f., Hem. 40; hefja flaug, Hom. 142: metaph., Am. 23, Sks. 423 B: the phrase, vera á för ok flaugum, to be unsteady and fluttering, Nj. 196.
flaug
II. [Dan. flöj], a vane, Bs. i. 422, ii. 50, Edda (Gl.); hence flaugar-skegg, n. the edge or tail of the vane.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.
Dan.
Danish.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Am.
Atla-mál. (A. II.)
Hem.
Hemings-þáttr. (C. H.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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