- öngr (ǫngr)
- öngr, adj. trang, snæver, lat. angustus;öngt garðshlið ok þröng gata er sú erleiðir til lífs Barl. 452; jafnan síðanhafði hann tortrygð á henni ok léthalda hana í öngri gæzlo fyrir alls-engan misverka hennar Str. 169.
Part of speech: adj
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, öngr may be more accurately written as ǫngr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚿᚵᚱ
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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