Brosa

Old Norse Dictionary - brosa

Meaning of Old Norse word "brosa" in English.

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

brosa
u, f. so in old writers, in mod. usage always bros, n.,—a smile: in the phrase, mæla, svara, með (við) brosu, to reply with a smile; við brosu, Sturl. ii. 195; með brosu, Orkn. 464.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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