Eið-bróðir

Old Norse Dictionary - eið-bróðir

Meaning of Old Norse word "eið-bróðir" in English.

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

eið-bróðir
m. an oath-brother, confederate, Fms. ix. 294, Bær. 16: metaph., arnar e., the oath-brother of the eagle, the raven Fagrsk 4 (in a verse).

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Bær.
Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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