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Old Norse: berɡ, bjarɡ

« ˈmoːðir (mother) fjalː (mountain) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Norse
Meaning:mountain
Source form:berg, bjarg
Phonological form:berɡ, bjarɡ
Gloss:'elevated rocky ground; precipice'
Notes:
Cognate codes:(B)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Heggstad, Leiv, Finn Hødnebø & Erik Simensen. 2008. Norrøn Ordbok. Oslo: Det Norske Samlaget.
Reliability: High
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Source: Cleasby, Richard & Gudbrand Vigfusson. 1957. An Icelandic-English dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Pages: 60, 64
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Can be used of mountains, but also of other geographic features

Cognate coding

Cognate Class B
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Source: De Vries, Jan. 1961. Altnordisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)