Egg-ver

Old Norse Dictionary - egg-ver

Meaning of Old Norse word "egg-ver" in English.

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

egg-ver
n. ‘egg-field,’ a place where the eggs of wild fowl are gathered in quantities (cp. sel-ver, síld-ver, álpta-ver), Grág. ii. 263, 338, Jb. 217, Eg. 42: gathering eggs = varp, Bs. i. 350; eggvers-hólmi = varphólmi, Jm. 1.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Jb.
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
Jm.
Jóns-máldagi. (J. I.)
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