Brýnn

Old Norse Dictionary - brýnn

Meaning of Old Norse word "brýnn" in English.

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

brýnn Old Norse word can mean:

brýnn
adj. [brún], prop.edged’; but only used metaph. prompt, ready; ef brýn féföng lægi fyrir, ready means, Fms. iv. 298; brýn mála-efni, an evident, plain case, Ld. 66, Gísl. 119, 123; brýn sök, a just, cogent cause, Sturl. iii. 237; brýn vörn, a clear case of defence, Band. 15 new Ed.; brýnt erindi, a pressing errand, business; brýnn byrr, a straight, fair wind, Skúlda 163, Fagrsk. 173 (in a verse).
brýnn
2. [brún, brow], having such or such a brow, in compds, þung-brýnn, létt-brýnn, sam-brýnn, q. v.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
prop.
proper, properly.
v.
vide.
q. v.
quod vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Fagrsk.
Fagrskinna. (K. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gísl.
Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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