Bryðja

Old Norse Dictionary - bryðja

Meaning of Old Norse word "bryðja" in English.

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

bryðja Old Norse word can mean:

bryðja
u, f. a sort of trough, Stj. 178. Gen. xxx. 38.
bryðja
II. a rude woman, a hag, v. the following word.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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