BerrOld Icelandic Dictionary - berr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "berr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
berr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) bare, naked (lík bert ok blóðugt); undir berum himni, in the open air; hvíla á berri jörðu, on the bare ground;
- 2) open, clear, manifest; segja e-t berum orðum, in plain words verða berr at e-u, to be convicted of a thing; gøra e-t bert, to make known; gøra sik beran í e-u, to reveal, show one’s mind in a thng; vóru berastir í því þrændir, the Th. were most undisguised in it.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚱᚱ
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