brynje

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brynja (mail, armor). Cognate with Icelandic brynja, Swedish brynja, Faroese brynja, Norwegian brynje.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /brynjə/, [ˈb̥ʁønjə]

Noun[edit]

brynje c ( singular definite brynjen, plural indefinite brynjer)

  1. mail, armour, armor

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brynja

Noun[edit]

brynje f (definite singular brynja, indefinite plural brynjer, definite plural brynjene)

  1. a coat of armour, particularly chain mail.
    • 1894, Per Sivle, "Svolder":
      [] og ned under brynja hans draup der blod.
      [] and down beneath his chain mail came drops of blood.

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