As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
dugnaðr Old Norse word can mean:
- ar, m. doughtiness, valour, aid, assistance; biðja e-n sér dugnaðar, to ask one’s help, 655 v. 1, Ísl. ii. 262, 293; veita e-m dugnað, to give help to one, Fms. v. 259: skyrtunnar d., the virtue of the kirtle, Fas. iii. 441: in pl., Greg.
- COMPDS: dugnaðarmaðr, dugnaðarstigr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚾᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.