Brytja

Old Norse Dictionary - brytja

Meaning of Old Norse word "brytja" in English.

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

brytja
að, [brjóta-brotinn; A. S. bryttjan = to deal out], to chop, esp. of butcher’s meat, Ísl. ii. 337; svá brytju vér grísina, Sd. 163; b. búfé, Al. 80, Stj. 411. Judg. xiv. 6 (as he would have ‘rent’ a kid); b. niðr, to cut down, as a carcase, FmS. vii. 123; b. mat, to chop meat, viii. 221.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
esp.
especially.
l.
line.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sd.
Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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