Bekk-sögn

Old Norse Dictionary - bekk-sögn

Meaning of Old Norse word "bekk-sögn" (or bekk-sǫgn) in English.

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

bekk-sögn (bekk-sǫgn)
f., poët. the people seated in a hall, Gísl. (in a verse).

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bekk-sögn may be more accurately written as bekk-sǫgn.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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