BrimillOld Norse Dictionary - brimill
Meaning of Old Norse word "brimill" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. pl. lar, [bremol, Ivar Aasen], phoca fetida mas, also called brim-selr = útselr, a big sort of seal, Höfuðl. 5: Brimils-gjá, a local name.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᛘᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Höfuðlausn. (A. III.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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