Af-brýði

Old Norse Dictionary - af-brýði

Meaning of Old Norse word "af-brýði" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

af-brýði
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

Abbreviations used:

contr.
contracted.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
obsol.
obsolete.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Clem.
Clements Saga. (F. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gkv.
Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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