Barn-æska

Old Norse Dictionary - barn-æska

Meaning of Old Norse word "barn-æska" in English.

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

barn-æska
u, f. childhood, Eg. 116, Grág. ii. 392, Fms. i. 4, x. 273; bráð er b., the youth is impatient, a proverb, cp. Am. 75.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Am.
Atla-mál. (A. II.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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