Bruna

Old Norse Dictionary - bruna

Meaning of Old Norse word "bruna" in English.

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

bruna
að, to advance with the speed of fire; b. fram, of a standard in the heat of battle, Mag. 2: of ships advancing under full sail, Fins, viii. 131, 188: freq. in mod. usage, Helius rann upp af því fagra vatni, og brunaði fram á það eirsterka himinhvolf, Od. iii. 1. Bb. 3. 18.

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

Abbreviations used:

freq.
frequent, frequently.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Bb.
Búnaðar-bálkr.
Mag.
Magus Saga. (G. II.)
Od.
Odysseifs-kvæði, prose, 1829.
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