Á-nauð

Old Norse Dictionary - á-nauð

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

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

á-nauð Old Norse word can mean:

á-nauð
f. bondage, oppression; á. ok þrælkun, Fms. x. 224, v. 75: in pl. ánauðir, imposts, x. 399, 416, 129 (grievances), Sks. 61 (where sing.)
á-nauð
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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.
sing.
singular.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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