Bráð-björg

Old Norse Dictionary - bráð-björg

Meaning of Old Norse word "bráð-björg" (or bráð-bjǫrg) in English.

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

bráð-björg (bráð-bjǫrg)
(commonly proncd. blóð-berg, n.), f. thyme, Hjalt., Björn.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
proncd.
pronounced.

Works & Authors cited:

Björn
Biörn Halldórsson.
Hjalt.
Hjaltalín, Icelandic Botany.
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