Vil-björgOld Norse Dictionary - vil-björg
Meaning of Old Norse word "vil-björg" (or vil-bjǫrg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vil-björg (vil-bjǫrg)
- f, a doubtful απ. λεγ., help desired or help in need (víl-björg), Gm.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vil-björg may be more accurately written as vil-bjǫrg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛚ-ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grímnis-mál. (A. I.)