Brestr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - brestr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "brestr" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

brestr Old Icelandic word can mean:

brestr
(-s, -ir), m.
brestr
1) crash (varð þar við hár ~);
brestr
2) chink, crack (~ hafði verit á hringnum); berja í brestina, to excuse or cover up the faults;
brestr
3) want, loss (hvárt ábati eðr ~ í varð).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᛋᛏᚱ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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