Val-björkOld Norse Dictionary - val-björk
Meaning of Old Norse word "val-björk" (or val-bjǫrk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- val-björk (val-bjǫrk)
- f. [Dan. valbirk], a kind of birch.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, val-björk may be more accurately written as val-bjǫrk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛚ-ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements