- björk (bjǫrk)
- björk, f. (G. bjarkar) Birk, Birketræ, lat.betula. Pr. 430; Bp. II. 5.
Part of speech: f
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, björk may be more accurately written as bjǫrk.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᛁᚯᚱᚴ
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.
- Pagina, side.
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