Blástr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - blástr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "blástr" in English.

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

blástr Old Icelandic word can mean:

blástr
(gen. ~ar and blástar, dat. blæstri and blæsti), m.
blástr
1) blast, blowing of the wind;
blástr
2) blowing of an animal, hissing of a serpent (heyrði blást drekanna);
blástr
3) breathing, breath (málit gørist af blæstrinum);
blástr
4) blast of a trumpet;
blástr
5) blowing of a bellows;
blástr
6) swelling of the body or a limb, mortification.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛅᛋᛏᚱ

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
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