Barna-börnOld Norse Dictionary - barna-börn
Meaning of Old Norse word "barna-börn" (or barna-bǫrn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- barna-börn (barna-bǫrn)
- n. pl. grand-children, Grág. i. 185.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, barna-börn may be more accurately written as barna-bǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚾᛅ-ᛒᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)