Burgeiss

Old Norse Dictionary - burgeiss

Meaning of Old Norse word "burgeiss" in English.

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

burgeiss
m. [Fr. bourgeois; Chaucer burgeis; a for. word, of Teut. origin, from burg]:—a burgess, Fas. iii. 358: in mod. usage, a big man.

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

Abbreviations used:

for.
foreign.
Fr.
French in etymologies.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
Teut.
Teutonic.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
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