As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a going against, Fms. v. 189, vii. 280, Sturl. iii. 3; mótgangs maðr, an opponent, ii. 185, Fb. i. 512:—adversity, mod.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᛏ-ᚴᛅᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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