Brak

Old Norse Dictionary - brak

Meaning of Old Norse word "brak" in English.

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

brak
n. [Ulf. brakja = πάλη; A. S. and Hel. ge-bræc; cp. Lat. fragor], a creaking noise, Hkr. iii. 139, Bárð. 160, FmS. ii. 100.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
Hel.
Heliand.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Bárð.
Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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