Bak-lengja

Old Norse Dictionary - bak-lengja

Meaning of Old Norse word "bak-lengja" in English.

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

bak-lengja
u, f. the dark stripe along the back of cattle, Grett. 91, Eg. 149, v. l.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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