Brim-önd

Old Norse Dictionary - brim-önd

Meaning of Old Norse word "brim-önd" (or brim-ǫnd) in English.

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

brim-önd (brim-ǫnd)
f. a kind of duck, a ‘surf-duck.’

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
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