Ein-angr

Old Norse Dictionary - ein-angr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ein-angr" in English.

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

ein-angr
m., Lat. angustiae, a narrow passage: metaph. a great strait; the proverb, margr verðr vaskr í einangrinum, þótt lítt sé vaskir þess á milli, many a man is bold in perils, though …, Eb. 60; útilleitinn (unprovoking) en öruggr i einangri, but bold if put in a strait, Grett. 120.

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

Abbreviations used:

Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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