BreytniOld Norwegian Dictionary - breytni
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "breytni" in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- breytni, f. 1) Afvigelse, noget som er af- vigende fra det sædvanlige, især i Men- neskenes Adferd. Vatsd. 46; Fbr. 985;Flat. I, 30113. 4067; Grg. II, 4721. 2041;Stat. 262; Post. 22124. 2) Iver for, Evne til at gjøre sig behagelig for andre; þó höfum við bæði breytni til þess áalla vega, at við mættim njótast Nj. 7.
Part of speech: f
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚱᚽᛦᛏᚿᛁ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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