As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
byrða Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. ð,
- I. [borði], to embroider, Gkv. 2. 16.
- II. [borð], to board, in compds = sí-byrða, inn-byrða, to pull on board; þykkbyrt, FmS. viii. 139.
- 2. u, f. a large trough, Stj. MS. 127, Ed. 178 reads bryðjum, N. G. L. i. 255, B. K. 52.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- B. K.
- Björgynjar Kálfskinn. (J. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.