As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bernska Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. [barn], childhood, childishness; proverb, bráðgeð er bernskan, Fms. vi. 220; vera í b., Nj. 30, Fms. vii. 199, Sks. 596.
- COMPDS: bernskubragð, bernskumaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᚾᛋᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.