Berlings-áss

Old Norse Dictionary - berlings-áss

Meaning of Old Norse word "berlings-áss" in English.

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

berlings-áss
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

Abbreviations used:

απ. λεγ.
απαξ. λεγόμενον.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
l. c.
loco citato.
m.
masculine.
Swed.
Swedish.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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