Brimill

Old Norse Dictionary - brimill

Meaning of Old Norse word "brimill" in English.

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

brimill
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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Höfuðl.
Höfuðlausn. (A. III.)
Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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