Old Norse Dictionary - öng-værr

Meaning of Old Norse word "öng-værr" (or ǫng-værr) in English.

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

öng-værr (ǫng-værr)
adj. in anguish, distressed; ö. ok auðkumul, Bs. i. 323.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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