Bein-verkir

Old Norse Dictionary - bein-verkir

Meaning of Old Norse word "bein-verkir" in English.

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

bein-verkir
m. pl. lassitudo febrilis dolorosa universalis, Gísl. 48, cp.l. ix. As a poët. circumlocution, the stone is foldar bein, bone of the earth; sævarbein, bone of the sea, Hlt., Edda (Ht.) 19, 23; cp. the Gr. myth of Deucalion.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Gr.
Greek.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fél.
Félags-rit.
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
Hlt.
Háleygja-tal. (A. II.)
Ht.
Hátta-tal. (C. I.)
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