Brand-skjöldóttr

Old Norse Dictionary - brand-skjöldóttr

Meaning of Old Norse word "brand-skjöldóttr" (or brand-skjǫldóttr) in English.

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

brand-skjöldóttr (brand-skjǫldóttr)
adj. of cattle, brindled, red and white spotted.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
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