Bjarn-sviðaOld Norse Dictionary - bjarn-sviða
Meaning of Old Norse word "bjarn-sviða" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a large knife for killing bears, Eb. 298, Fas. iii. 546.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛅᚱᚾ-ᛋᚢᛁᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)