Háls-björgOld Norse Dictionary - háls-björg
Meaning of Old Norse word "háls-björg" (or háls-bjǫrg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- háls-björg (háls-bjǫrg)
- f. a gorget, Sturl. ii. 84, Bs. i. 541.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, háls-björg may be more accurately written as háls-bjǫrg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛚᛋ-ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)