As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ber-ligr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. and berliga, adv.
- I. [berr, nudus], open, manifest, Hom. 134; adv. openly, Fms. iv. 234, ix. 447, Ísl. ii. 317; compar., Clem. 46.
- II. [berr, bacca], fruitful, Stj. 15.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Clements Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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