As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and mod. bjarndýr, n. a bear, Fms. vi. 298, Nj. 35, Fs. 27, 148, 182.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛅᚱᚾ-ᛏᚢᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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