Berg-snös

Old Norse Dictionary - berg-snös

Meaning of Old Norse word "berg-snös" (or berg-snǫs) in English.

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

berg-snös (berg-snǫs)
f. [from snös = a projection, Gullþ. 50, ch. 4, not nös, nasus], a rocky projection. Eg. 389, Gullþ. 8, l. c., Fas. i. 156 spelt bergnös, Sæm. 131.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

ch.
chapter.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
l. c.
loco citato.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
þ.
þáttr.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Gullþ.
Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)
Sæm.
Sæmundar Edda. (A, C. I.)
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