Ber-sögliOld Norse Dictionary - ber-sögli
Meaning of Old Norse word "ber-sögli" (or ber-sǫgli) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ber-sögli (ber-sǫgli)
- f. [bersögull, adj.], a free, frank speech; hence bersöglis-vísur, f. pl., name of a poem by Sighvat, Fms. vi. 38 sq.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ber-sögli may be more accurately written as ber-sǫgli.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱ-ᛋᚢᚴᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)