Old Norwegian Dictionary - ofþröngva

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ofþröngva" (or ofþrǫngva) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

ofþröngva (ofþrǫngva)
ofþröngva, v. (gð) øve haard Vold ellerTvang imod nogen (e-m); taka konuhins tilkomma ok ofþröngva henni svámjök til saurlifnaðar samlags, at þeirganga af henni dauðri Stj. 38429.

Part of speech: v

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, ofþröngva may be more accurately written as ofþrǫngva.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚠᚦᚱᚯᚿᚵᚠᛆ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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