The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: brjóst

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Entry definition

brjóst etymology From Old Norse brjóst, from Proto-Germanic *breustą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrews-. pronunciation
  • /prjoust/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. one of a woman's breast
  2. breast (chest)
  3. (chiefly, poetic) breast (a person's seat of emotion)
  4. the front of something
Synonyms: (woman's breast) bobbingur (colloquial, somewhat offensive), (chest) bringa, (seat of emotion) hjarta (literally "heart")

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