Old Norwegian Dictionary - bergvörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "bergvörðr" (or bergvǫrðr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

bergvörðr (bergvǫrðr)
bergvörðr, m. Vagt som skal holde Udkigombord for at Skibet ikke skal støde paanogen Klippe. Byl. 9, 23.

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, bergvörðr may be more accurately written as bergvǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚽᚱᚵᚠᚯᚱᚦᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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