- viðbjörn (viðbjǫrn)
- viðbjörn, m. Landbjørn, = híðbjörn, skógar-arbjörn, urðbjörn. Grg. II, 189; sá þeirbjörn mikinn harðla ok grimligan, þatvar viðbjörn mikill ulfgrár at lit Flat.I, 1335; Vígagl. 364; &vl; Sturl. II, 11729.
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, viðbjörn may be more accurately written as viðbjǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚦᛒᛁᚯᚱᚿ
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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