Old Norwegian Dictionary - þröngfœrr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þröngfœrr" (or þrǫngfœrr) in Norwegian.

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

þröngfœrr (þrǫngfœrr)
þröngfœrr, adj. trang, snæver at passere;om Vei: með því at ökuvegrinn varekki breiðr ok þröngfœrt út ífrá, þá -Fsk. 2796.

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, þröngfœrr may be more accurately written as þrǫngfœrr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚱᚯᚿᚵᚠᚯᚱᚱ
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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