BrúkOld Norse Dictionary - brúk
Meaning of Old Norse word "brúk" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. dried heaps of sea-weed, Bs. i. 527, Sturl. ii. 69, Njarð. 380, Fms. vi. 376 (in a verse): metaph. big words, Grett. 101 C.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Njarðvíkinga Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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