Börr

Old Norse Dictionary - börr

Meaning of Old Norse word "börr" (or bǫrr) in English.

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

börr Old Norse word can mean:

börr (bǫrr)
m. a kind of tree, Edda (Gl.), Lex. Poët.
börr (bǫrr)
II. a son = burr.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, börr may be more accurately written as bǫrr.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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