Grjót-björnOld Norse Dictionary - grjót-björn
Meaning of Old Norse word "grjót-björn" (or grjót-bjǫrn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- grjót-björn (grjót-bjǫrn)
- m. a pun, = Arinbjörn, Ad.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, grjót-björn may be more accurately written as grjót-bjǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᚢᛏ-ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Arinbjarnar-drápa. (A. III.)