Bjarn-eggjan

Old Norse Dictionary - bjarn-eggjan

Meaning of Old Norse word "bjarn-eggjan" in English.

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

bjarn-eggjan
f. the egging a bear on to figbt, a Norse law term, of a brutal provocation, N. G. L. i. 74.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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