As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bryðja Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. a sort of trough, Stj. 178. Gen. xxx. 38.
- 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
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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