As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and contr. ábrýði, f. (now obsol.) jealousy; en er Sisinnus sá Clemens páfa standa hjá konu sinni, þá, viltist hugr hans mjök af mikilli ílsku ok afbrýði, Clem. 41, 42, Fms. i. 9, Ýt. 11; in all these places spelt with af-, but ábryði is more common, and occurs Hkr. i. 111; in the poem Gkv. i. 10—hon ægði mér af ábrýði—it is used of the jealousy of a wife to her husband.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᛒᚱᚢᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Clements Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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