BogiOld Icelandic Dictionary - bogi
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bogi" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
bogi Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) bow; skjóta af boga, to shoot with a bow (cf. álmbogi, handbogi, hornbogi, lásbogi, ýbogi);
- 2) arch (of a bridge), vault; fig., bera mál ór boga, to disentangle a case;
- 3) gush, jet (cf. blóðbogi).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚴᛁ
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