Borgar-veggr

Old Norse Dictionary - borgar-veggr

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

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

borgar-veggr
m. the wall of a fort (town), Orkn. 376, Fms. i. 104, Hkr. i. 217, Ver. 24.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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