Berkja

Old Norse Dictionary - berkja

Meaning of Old Norse word "berkja" in English.

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

berkja
t, to bark, bluster; with dat., b. yfir e-u, AI. 24; er oss hefir lengi í sumar berkt, Hkr. iii. 386; hefir þú stórt berkt við oss, Fms. xi. 87, [cp. barki, digrbarkliga.]

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
dat.
dative.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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