Brúð-kona

Old Norse Dictionary - brúð-kona

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

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

brúð-kona
u, f. a bridesmaid; hafi bann (viz. the bridegroom) brúð-menn, en hon (the bride) brúð-konur, N. G. L. i. 27: þá skal hann (the bridegroom) sitja millum brúðmanna, en hon (the bride) millum brúð-kvenna, ii. 305.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
L.
Linnæus.
viz.
namely.

Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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