Björg

Old Icelandic Dictionary - björg

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "björg" in English.

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

björg Old Icelandic word can mean:

björg
I) (gen. bjargar, pl. bjargir), f.
björg
1) help, deliverance, out of need or danger, esp. help (food, shelter, transport) given to an outlaw (veita e-m ~, einnar nætr ~); lögmæt ~, lawful point of defence (in pleading in the Court);
björg
2) means of subsistence, stores, provisions (fjögurra missera ~).
björg
II) from bjarg, rock.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚴ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
e-m
einhverjum.
esp.
especially.
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