As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öngleiki (ǫngleiki)
- a, m. a straitness, narrowness, Post. (Unger) 46.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öngleiki may be more accurately written as ǫngleiki.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚾᚴᛚᛁᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.