Old Norwegian Dictionary - öngværr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öngværr" (or ǫngværr) in Norwegian.

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

öngværr (ǫngværr)
öngværr, adj. grætten, gnaven; sú varönnur kona, er hafði innanmein -, athón spjó löngum blóði; varð hón viðöngvær ok auðkumul Bp. I, 32320;Heilag. II, 44014.

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, öngværr may be more accurately written as ǫngværr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚿᚵᚠᛅᚱᚱ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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