Bœr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bœr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bœr" in English.

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

bœr Old Icelandic word can mean:

bœr
(gen. bœjar, pl. -ir, dat. -jum), m.
bœr
1) farmhouse, farmstead;
bœr
reisa, gøra, setja bœ, efna til bœjar, to build a farmstead;
bœr
2) farm, landed estate (nú búa tveir menn á einum bœ eða fleiri);
bœr
3) town;
bœr
í bœ ok í heraði = í kaupangri ok í heraði;
bœr
borgir ok bœir, castles and towns.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱ

Abbreviations used:

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