Brjóst-vit

Old Norse Dictionary - brjóst-vit

Meaning of Old Norse word "brjóst-vit" in English.

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

brjóst-vit
n. mother-wit, Bs. i. 164, Pass. 44. 17.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Pass.
Passiu-Sálmar.
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