Bræða

Old Norse Dictionary - bræða

Meaning of Old Norse word "bræða" in English.

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

bræða Old Norse word can mean:

bræða
dd, [bráð], to melt, Sks. 145; b. jökul, snjó, ís, Fms. iii. 180, ix. 355, K. Á. 6; b. lýsi, to make oil.
bræða
2. metaph. to hurry; nú seinkaða ek, en þú bræddir heldr, I tarried, but you hurried, Dropl. 25.
bræða
3. [bráð, n.], to tar, pitch; b. hús, skip, timbr, kirkju, etc., Fms. i. 291, v. 331, Vm. 62, Eg. 90, n. G. l. ii. 247, Gþl. 81.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
pl.
plural.
etc.
et cetera.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Dropl.
Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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