byrne

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Earlier *brynne, from Proto-Germanic *brunjǭ. Cognate with Old High German brunja (German Brünne), Old Norse brynja (Swedish brynja (brynja)), Gothic 𐌱𐍂𐌿𐌽𐌾𐍉 (brunjō). Compare Middle English brinie, Scots byrnie, from the Old Norse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

byrne f (nominative plural byrnan)

  1. corselet, coat of mail

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