Ali-björn

Old Norse Dictionary - ali-björn

Meaning of Old Norse word "ali-björn" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

ali-björn
m. a tame bear, Grág. ii. 118, cp. Fms. vi. 297–307, Bs. i. 61.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛁ-ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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