As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
brýni Old Norse word can mean:
- n. a whetstone, Ísl. ii. 348, Fas. iii. 43, 44.
- 2. metaph. spices (rendering of the Lat. incitamenta gulae), Róm. 306.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
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