Berg-vörðrOld Norse Dictionary - berg-vörðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "berg-vörðr" (or berg-vǫrðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- berg-vörðr (berg-vǫrðr)
- m. a watch, look-out for rocks and cliffs; halda b., Jb. 407.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, berg-vörðr may be more accurately written as berg-vǫrðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᚴ-ᚢᚢᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)