Braka

Old Norse Dictionary - braka

Meaning of Old Norse word "braka" in English.

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

braka
að, [cp. Ulf. brikan = κλαν; A. S. brecan; Engl. to break; Lat. frangere]:—to creak, of timber, Hom. 155, FS. 132, Gísl. 31, FaS. ii. 76.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
S.
Saga.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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