Brún

Old Icelandic Dictionary - brún

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "brún" in English.

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

brún Old Icelandic word can mean:

brún
I)
brún
(pl. brýnn), f.
brún
1) brow, the projecting edge of a cliff or hill (cf. fjalls, heiðar, isbrún);
brún
2) eyebrow; láta síga brýnn á nef fyrir brár, ofan fyrir augum, setja síða ~ hleypa brúnum, to kni tthe brows lypta brúnum, hefja upp brún, to lift the eyebrows, become cheerful, brighten up; also impers., hefr em upp ~, one brightens up; lypti þá mjök brúnum manna, therfaces brightened up; em bregðr í ~, one is amazed.
brún
II)
brún
(pl. brúnir), f. a kind of stuff.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚾ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
pl.
plural.
impers.
impersonal.
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