Barn-eign

Old Norse Dictionary - barn-eign

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

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

barn-eign
f. getting children, Stj. 196: metaph. children, furðu illa b. gat Loki, Edda 20; vera or b., to be past childbearing.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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