Old Norse Dictionary - nátt-björg

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

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

nátt-björg (nátt-bjǫrg)
f. a night’s lodging, Grág. i. 299.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᛏᛏ-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.)
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