BörgrOld Norse Dictionary - börgr
Meaning of Old Norse word "börgr" (or bǫrgr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- börgr (bǫrgr)
- m. [Dutch and Germ. barg; Engl. barrow], a barrow-hog, Hd., Lex. Poët.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, börgr may be more accurately written as bǫrgr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hús-drápa. (A. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.