brænna (OSw) brænne (ODan) brenna (ON) brinna (ON) brinna (OSw) brenna (ON) verb

Trans and intrans. Legally significant uses include arson and accidental fires, clearing of woodland for agriculture, and being burned by irons as an ordeal.


be burned ODan SkL 161
burn ODan SkL 225
ONorw GuL Leb, Llb
OSw DL Bb
OSw HL Kgb, Mb, Blb
OSw UL Kgb, Äb, Mb, Jb, Kmb, Blb
OSw VmL Kkb, Äb, Mb. Kmb, Bb
OSw YVgL Föb, Utgb, Add

burn down ODan JyL 3
OSw UL Kkb

set on fire ONorw GuL Leb, Llb, Mhb
Expressions:

brenna inni (ON)

burn (someone) inside a house OIce Grg Vís 102 Mah 2

Citation
  • ‘brænna’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
    http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/760
    (05/23/2022)