Börgr

Old 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

Abbreviations used:

Engl.
English.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Hd.
Hús-drápa. (A. I.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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