Ber-sögli

Old 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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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