Á-nægja

Old Norse Dictionary - á-nægja

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-nægja" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-nægja Old Norse word can mean:

á-nægja
1. u, f. pleasure, satisfaction, formed as the Germ. vergnügen; mod. word, not occurring in old writers.
á-nægja
2. ð, impers., prop. to be enough, and so to content, satisfy; eptir því sem oss ánægir, Dipl. v. 9: part. ánægðr is now in Icel. used as an adj. pleased, content.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚾᛅᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
adj.
adjective.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
impers.
impersonal.
l.
line.
part.
participle.
pers.
person.
pl.
plural.
prop.
proper, properly.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
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