Brok

Old Norse Dictionary - brok

Meaning of Old Norse word "brok" in English.

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

brok
n. bad, black grass; hence Brok-ey, an island, Landn.; cp. broki, a, m. a nickname, Fms. ix.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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