Bergja

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bergja

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bergja" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

bergja
(-ða, -ðr), v. to taste, with dat.; þárgunna vildi øngum mat ~, Th. would taste no food; ~ ölvi, to taste (drink) ale; ~ dauða, to taste death; also ~ á e-u (enn höfum við eigi á dauða bergt).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᚴᛁᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-u
einhverju.
dat.
dative.
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