Flutning

Old Norse Dictionary - flutning

Meaning of Old Norse word "flutning" in English.

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

flutning Old Norse word can mean:

flutning
f., used as masc. (flutningr) in Norse writers, Gþl. 432, in mod. usage masc. throughout, [flytja]:—transport, carriage of goods; flutning hálfa, Pm. 122; f. öll, Vm. 150; allar flutningar, Grág. ii. 357, 359, Fms. iv. 121, viii. 179, Band. 2:—conveyance of persons, Eg. 75, 477: in mod. usage also = farmr.
flutning
2. masc. in the metaph. sense, help, negotiation, intervention, Hrafn. 14, Fms. vii. 17, ix. 295; mála-f., pleading, Hrafn. 17:—report, var þat þeirra flutningr, they reported, Fms. x. 97, Bs. i. 702, 775; but fem., 701.
flutning
COMPDS:
flutning
1. fem., flutningar-maðr, m. a carrier of goods, Grág. ii. 383, Glúm. 393, Vm. 16. flutninga-skip, n. a ferry-boat, Vm. 15.
flutning
2. masc., flutnings-maðr, m. a pleader, Eg. 172, 467, Hkr. iii. 27, Sturl. ii. 17.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
masc.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
v.
vide.
fem.
feminine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Pm.
Pétrs-máldagi. (J. I.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Hrafn.
Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
Glúm.
Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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