Breiðr

Old Norse Dictionary - breiðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "breiðr" in English.

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

breiðr Old Norse word can mean:

breiðr
adj. neut. breitt, [Ulf. braids; Scot. brade; A. S. brâd; Engl. broad; Germ. breit], broad, Ld. 276, Nj. 35, 91, Grág. i. 500, FmS. iv. 42, vi. 297; fjörðr b. ok langr, Eb. 8; breiða stofa, b. búr, the broad chamber, Dipl. iii. 4, v. 2.
breiðr
β. á breiðan, adv. in breadth, FmS. viii. 416, x. 13: neut. as adv., standa breitt, to spread over a wide space, Edda 10.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
neut.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
S.
Saga.
Scot.
Scottish.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.
v.
vide.
adv.
adverb.

Works & Authors cited:

Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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