Brynju-hálsbjörg

Old Norse Dictionary - brynju-hálsbjörg

Meaning of Old Norse word "brynju-hálsbjörg" (or brynju-hálsbjǫrg) in English.

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

brynju-hálsbjörg (brynju-hálsbjǫrg)
f. a hauberk,

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, brynju-hálsbjörg may be more accurately written as brynju-hálsbjǫrg.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
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