- öngð (ǫngð)
- öngð, f. Trængsel (jvf öngving); fóro þeirallir - ok kómo til myrkra staða, erallir vóro fullir af daun ok ferligomknyk, þar var ryggleikr með öngð okangri Barl. 16210; stundlig öngð oklítil þröngð - afla oss ok auka eilífasœmd ok sælo Barl. 20232.
Part of speech: f
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, öngð may be more accurately written as ǫngð.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚿᚵᚦ
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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