Bröstuliga

Old Norse Dictionary - bröstuliga

Meaning of Old Norse word "bröstuliga" (or brǫstuliga) in English.

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

bröstuliga (brǫstuliga)
adv. (-ligr, adj.), in the phrase, láta b., to brag, Sturl. i. 140 C, [cp. braska = to twist, Ivar Aasen.]

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bröstuliga may be more accurately written as brǫstuliga.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
adv.
adverb.
cp.
compare.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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