As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
borga Old Norse word can mean:
- að, [Engl. to borrow and bargain; Germ. borgen; related to byrgja and bjarga; O. H. G. porgen only means parcere, spondere, not mutuare. In Icel. the word is of foreign origin; the indigenous expressions are, lána, ljá, to lend; gjalda, to pay; selja, veðja, to bail, etc.; the word only occurs in later and theol. writers]:—to bail; vil ek b. fyrir Árna biskup með mínum peningum, Bs. i. 770 (thrice): now obsolete in this sense.
- 2. to pay, as in Matth. xviii. 25; but in old writers this sense hardly occurs.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- O. H. G.
- Old High German.
- theological, theologically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)