Borgar-þing

Old Norse Dictionary - borgar-þing

Meaning of Old Norse word "borgar-þing" in English.

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

borgar-þing
n. the fourth political subdivision (þing) of Norway, founded by St. Olave, cp. O. H. L. 23, and Munch’s Geography of Norway.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

O. H. L.
Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary
Back