BrattrOld Icelandic Dictionary - brattr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "brattr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
brattr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) steep; brött brekka, a steep slope; brattar bárur, high waves; bera bratt halann, to carry the tail high; reynt hefi ek fyrr brattara, I have been in a worse plight;
- 2) sudden, = bráðr (brött fyrirætlan).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᛏᛏᚱ
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