Birting

Old Norse Dictionary - birting

Meaning of Old Norse word "birting" in English.

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

birting Old Norse word can mean:

birting
f.
birting
1. brightness, Sks. 26, 656 A: metaph. manifestation, revelation, Th. 76, Stj. 378, Barl. 199: vision, 655 xxxii.
birting
2. day-break.
birting
COMPD: birtingartíð.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Barl.
Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Th.
Theophilus. (F. III.)
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