Hús-þröngOld Norse Dictionary - hús-þröng
Meaning of Old Norse word "hús-þröng" (or hús-þrǫng) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hús-þröng (hús-þrǫng)
- f. ‘house-throng,’ a house-full, Jb. 264.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hús-þröng may be more accurately written as hús-þrǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛋ-ᚦᚱᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)