Old Norse Dictionary - merki-björk

Meaning of Old Norse word "merki-björk" (or merki-bjǫrk) in English.

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

merki-björk (merki-bjǫrk)
f. a landmark-birch, Grág. ii. 297, Jb. 236, 240.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
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