As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
birting Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. brightness, Sks. 26, 656 A: metaph. manifestation, revelation, Th. 76, Stj. 378, Barl. 199: vision, 655 xxxii.
- 2. day-break.
- 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
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Theophilus. (F. III.)