Old Norse Dictionary - brag-löstr

Meaning of Old Norse word "brag-löstr" (or brag-lǫstr) in English.

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

brag-löstr (brag-lǫstr)
m. a metrical fault, Sighvat.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, brag-löstr may be more accurately written as brag-lǫstr.

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

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