Bugge, Sophus

Bugge, Sophus sō´fo͝os bo͞o´gə [key], 1833–1907, Norwegian philologist. He made a notable edition of the Old Norse runes, and his was the first critical edition (1881–89 2d series 1896) of the poems of the Eddas.

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