Bjarnar-hamr

Old Norse Dictionary - bjarnar-hamr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bjarnar-hamr" in English.

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

bjarnar-hamr
m. the hide, shape of a bear. Fas. i. 53.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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