Járn-borgOld Norse Dictionary - járn-borg
Meaning of Old Norse word "járn-borg" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. an ‘iron castle,’ used of a ring of iron-clad ships, Hkv. Hjörv.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛅᚱᚾ-ᛒᚢᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Hkv. Hjörv.
- Helga-kviða Hjörvarðssonar. (A. II.)