As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [berja], thrashing, v. lamabarning: now, ‘thrashing the water,’ i. e. hard pulling against wind and tide.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚾᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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