Búð

Old Icelandic Dictionary - búð

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "búð" in English.

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

búð Old Icelandic word can mean:

búð
I)
búð
f.
búð
1) temporary dwellings booth;
búð
farmanna ~ir, merchants’ booths; esp. of the temporary dwellings at the Icelandic parliament;
búð
tjalda ~, to fit up a booth (with tent-roof and hangings);
búð
2) abode, dwelling place;
búð
fara ~um, to change one’s abode;
búð
hafa harða, kalda ~, to have a hard, cold abode.
búð
II)
búð
(= búið, búit), used as adv., may be;
búð
~ svá sé til ætlat, may be, it will come so to happen;
búð
~ eigi hendi hann slíka úgiptu í annat sinn, may be he will not have such misfortune again.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚦ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
esp.
especially.
adv.
adverb.
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