Byrr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - byrr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "byrr" in English.

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

byrr Old Icelandic word can mean:

byrr
(-jar, -ir), m. fair wind;
byrr
e-m gefr vel byri (acc. pl.), one gets a fair wind;
byrr
bíða byrjar, liggja til byrjar, to wait, lie by, for a fair wind;
byrr
~ rennr á, a fair breeze begins to blow;
byrr
~ tekr at vaxa, the wind freshens.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚱ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
e-m
einhverjum.
acc.
accusative.
pl.
plural.
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