GnægjaOld Norse Dictionary - gnægja
Meaning of Old Norse word "gnægja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ð, [gnógr], to endow, bestow upon; gnægð með góðum hlutum, Stj. 421; hve hann yrþjóð (acc.) auði gnegir, how he endows men with bliss, Ad. 18; and gnegðr at fjárafli, endowed with wealth, id. In mod. usage nægja, það nægir, ‘tis enough, e. g. sá hefir nóg sér nægja lætr, a saying, freq.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᛅᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
- frequent, frequently.
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
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Works & Authors cited:
- Arinbjarnar-drápa. (A. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)