Hvílu-þröngOld Norse Dictionary - hvílu-þröng
Meaning of Old Norse word "hvílu-þröng" (or hvílu-þrǫng) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hvílu-þröng (hvílu-þrǫng)
- f. the taking up one’s bed, Gísl. 16; lok-hvíla, q. v.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hvílu-þröng may be more accurately written as hvílu-þrǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛁᛚᚢ-ᚦᚱᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)