Brott-för

Old Norse Dictionary - brott-för

Meaning of Old Norse word "brott-för" (or brott-fǫr) in English.

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

brott-för Old Norse word can mean:

brott-för (brott-fǫr)
f. = brottterð, Eg. 587, Fms. ix. 129, Grág. i. 151.
brott-för (brott-fǫr)
COMPDS: brottfararleyfi, brottfararöl.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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