As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
á-nauð Old Norse word can mean:
- f. bondage, oppression; á. ok þrælkun, Fms. x. 224, v. 75: in pl. ánauðir, imposts, x. 399, 416, 129 (grievances), Sks. 61 (where sing.)
- COMPDS: ánauðarok, ánauðarvist.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚾᛅᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.