Brýning

Old Norse Dictionary - brýning

Meaning of Old Norse word "brýning" in English.

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

brýning
f. a whetting, sharpening, esp. metaph. egging on, sharpening; ek veit görst um yðr sonu mína, þurfi þér brýningina, Ld. 240; segir, at þá hefði þeir tekið brýningunni, Hkr. ii. 239.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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