As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
brigð Old Norse word can mean:
- f. [bregða A. H.]
- 1. a law term, ‘jus retrahendi,’ a right to reclaim, chiefly of landed property; eiga b. til lands; fyrnist þá eigi brigðin, then the right of reclamation will not be lost, Grág. ii. 202 sqq.; cp. Landbrigð and Landbrigða-þáttr, one of the sections of the law; cp. also óðals-brigð (Norse), vide Gþl. 295 sqq.: also brigð á dómi, change of a doom or sentence, Sks 588 B: kaupa e-t í brigð við annan, to purchase a thing already bought by another man, Rd. 252; engi brigð (neut. acc. pl. enga?) mun ek her á göra, where brigð nearly means protest, Fms. ii. 25.
- 2. gener. breaking, breach; vináttu-brigð, breach of friendship, fickleness, Hm. 83.
- COMPD: brigðarmaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚴᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Hává-mál. (A. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.