Lífs-björgOld Norse Dictionary - lífs-björg
Meaning of Old Norse word "lífs-björg" (or lífs-bjǫrg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lífs-björg (lífs-bjǫrg)
- f. food to sustain life, Fms. vi. 235, Stj. 420, Þorst. Siðu H. 180.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lífs-björg may be more accurately written as lífs-bjǫrg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚠᛋ-ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)