BirgjaOld Norse Dictionary - birgja
Meaning of Old Norse word "birgja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ð, to furnish, provide; skal ek víst b. hann at nökkuru, Nj. 73; segir Sigurðr, at hann mun b. þá með nökkuru móti, Fær. 237; hann birgði þá ok um búfé, Ld. 144; nú vil ek b. bú þitt at málnytu í sumar, Hrafn. 9. [In the Edd. sometimes wrongly spelt with y, as it is quite different from byrgja, to enclose.]
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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