Old Norse Dictionary - kné-björg

Meaning of Old Norse word "kné-björg" (or kné-bjǫrg) in English.

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

kné-björg (kné-bjǫrg)
f. a knee-piece, Sks. 405.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kné-björg may be more accurately written as kné-bjǫrg.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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