Old Norse Dictionary - of-þröngva

Meaning of Old Norse word "of-þröngva" (or of-þrǫngva) in English.

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

of-þröngva (of-þrǫngva)
ð, to force, ravish, Stj. 384.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, of-þröngva may be more accurately written as of-þrǫngva.

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

Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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