Bráð-dauðr

Old Norse Dictionary - bráð-dauðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bráð-dauðr" in English.

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

bráð-dauðr
adj. dead in a moment, in the phrase, verða b., to die suddenly, Ver. 47, Fms. i. 18, Ísl. ii. 45, 59, Stj. 196.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᚦ-ᛏᛅᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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