Tafl-brögð

Old Norse Dictionary - tafl-brögð

Meaning of Old Norse word "tafl-brögð" (or tafl-brǫgð) in English.

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

tafl-brögð (tafl-brǫgð)
n. pl. feats of playing; t. Úlfs jarls, Fb. ii. 283; eigi skildi minna glímu þeirra en tafl-brögð, Vígl. 17.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Vígl.
Víglundar Saga. (D. V.)
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