Blása

Old Icelandic Dictionary - blása

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "blása" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

blása Old Icelandic word can mean:

blása
(blæs; blés, blésum; blásinn), v.
blása
1) to blow, of the wind;
blása
~ndi byrr, a spanking breeze;
blása
2) to blow with the mouth (hann blés í kross yfir drykk sínum); to pant (hestrinn tók at frýsa ok ~);
blása
~ við to draw a deep breath, to sigh (jarl blés þá við mœðiliga);
blása
fig., ~ móti e-m, to be unfavourably disposed towards one;
blása
3) with dat., to set in motion by blowing or breathing;
blása
blés mœðiliga öndinni, breathed hard;
blása
~ e-m e-u í brjóst, to inspire, suggest a thing to one (guð blés henni því í brjóst);
blása
~ eldi, eitri, of serpents;
blása
4) to blow with a musical instrument;
blása
~ lúðri, horni, to blow the trumpet, horn;
blása
~ liði (troops) til landgöngu;
blása
~ til stefnu, to a meeting;
blása
~ herblástr, to sound an alarm;
blása
5) to melt, cast (~ gullmálm, rauða);
blása
yxn tveir ór eiri blásnir (cast);
blása
6) to blow up, inflate (sem belgr blásinn);
blása
7) impers., blés upp fótinn, kviðinn, the leg, belly, swelled up;
blása
of land, to be laid bare, stripped of the turf (hafði blásit hauginn ok lá silfrit bert).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛅᛋᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
dat.
dative.
e-u
einhverju.
impers.
impersonal.
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