Brynja

Old Norse Dictionary - brynja

Meaning of Old Norse word "brynja" in English.

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

brynja
að, to cover with a coat of mail,m. 219; mostly in part. pass. brynjaðr, wearing a coat of mail, Fms. v. 161, Orkn. 148: reflex. to put on a coat of mail, El. 103.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
part.
participle.
pass.
passive.
reflex.
retlexive.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

El.
Elis Saga. (G. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Róm.
Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
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