As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bræla Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. d, [Fr. brûler], to burn, in the allit. phrase, brenna ok bræla.
- 2. u, f. thick smoke and fire (= svæla).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- alliteration, alliterative.
- French in etymologies.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.