ÖngvarOld Norwegian Dictionary - öngvar
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öngvar" (or ǫngvar) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- öngvar (ǫngvar)
- öngvar, f. pl. Trængsel, Forlegenhed; hannþóttist ór öngum aka Hítd. 525; aldrifyrr kom hann ór þvílíkum öngum Klm.19634.
Part of speech: f pl
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, öngvar may be more accurately written as ǫngvar.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚿᚵᚠᛆᚱ
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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