Bryn-þvari

Old Norse Dictionary - bryn-þvari

Meaning of Old Norse word "bryn-þvari" in English.

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

bryn-þvari
a, m. a sort of halberd, probably synonymous to bryn-tröll, defined in Eg. 285, Fas. iii. 387.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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