Birkinn

Old Norse Dictionary - birkinn

Meaning of Old Norse word "birkinn" in English.

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

birkinn
adj. [Ivar Aasen birkjen], dry like bark; brenna sem birkinn við, Gkv. 2. 12.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Gkv.
Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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