Borgin-orðr

Old Norse Dictionary - borgin-orðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "borgin-orðr" in English.

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

borgin-orðr
adj. cautious in words, reticent, reserved (= orðvarr), Fms. vi. 208: at present b. and borgin-mannligr, adj., mean vainglorious, braggart.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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