As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. meat of a slaughtered bear, Fas. i. 54: botan., Ivar Aasen records bjonnabær, rubus caesius; bjonnakamb, osmunda spicans; bjonnmosa, polytrichum commune. For popular tales of the bear vide Ísl. Þjóðs. i. 608–611.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛅᚱᚾᛅᚱ-ᛋᛚᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
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