Old Swedish Dictionary - bräk

Meaning of Old Swedish word "bräk" (or bræk) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

bräk (bræk)
brist, skröplighet, krämpa. " tz (hertat) far nagon briist eller bräk" LB 7: 234. " at en qwinna far briist oc breck oppo sin natur" ib 272.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so bräk may have also been written as bræk

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • breck )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚱᛅᚴ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

Works and authors cited:

Läke- och Örte-Böcker. Utg. af G. E. Klemming 1--10. 1883--86.
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