Brúð-gumi

Old Norse Dictionary - brúð-gumi

Meaning of Old Norse word "brúð-gumi" in English.

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

brúð-gumi Old Norse word can mean:

brúð-gumi
a, m. [Ulf. uses bruþfaþs, not bruþguma; A. S. brydguma; Hel. brudigomo; O. H. G. prutigomo; Germ. bräutigam; Dan. brudgom; Swed. brudgumme; from brúðr, a bride, and gumi, a man = Lat. homo; the Engl. inserts a spurious r, bridegroom]:—a ‘bride’s man,’ bridegroom; svá sem gumi er kallaðr í brúðför, Edda 107, Grág. i. 175, Nj. 25, Sturl. iii. 182, Ísl. ii. 250.
brúð-gumi
COMPD: brúðgumareið.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Dan.
Danish.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
Hel.
Heliand.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
O. H. G.
Old High German.
S.
Saga.
Swed.
Swedish.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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