HandbjörgOld Icelandic Dictionary - handbjörg
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "handbjörg" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. ‘hand-supply’; lifa við ~ sina, to earn one’s own living; fœra e-n fram með ~ sinni, to support a person by one’s labour.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚾᛏᛒᛁᚢᚱᚴ
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