Birtingr

Old Norse Dictionary - birtingr

Meaning of Old Norse word "birtingr" in English.

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

birtingr
m. a fish, trutta albicolor, Edda (Gl.): a nickname, Fms. vii. 157: pl. illustrious men, Eg. (in a verse).

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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