Harka-börnOld Norse Dictionary - harka-börn
Meaning of Old Norse word "harka-börn" (or harka-bǫrn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- harka-börn (harka-bǫrn)
- n. pl. rabble of children, Þrymlur 1. 3, (not háska-börn.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, harka-börn may be more accurately written as harka-bǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚱᚴᛅ-ᛒᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements