As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [from Swed. bärling, a pole, bar], a pole; b. þrettán álna langr, Fms. iii. 227, απ. λεγ., l. c., [cp. berling, in Engl. carpentry, the cross rafter of a roof.]
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᛚᛁᚾᚴᛋ-ᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
- l. c.
- loco citato.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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