Brotna

Old Norse Dictionary - brotna

Meaning of Old Norse word "brotna" in English.

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

brotna
að, [brotinn], to be broken, Lat. frangi, Nj. 19, K. Þ. K. 54, Fms. iv. 263; b. í span, to be broken to pieces, Eg. 405. This word is used instead of pass. to brjóta.

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

Abbreviations used:

Lat.
Latin.
pass.
passive.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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