Old Norse Dictionary - öngleiki

Meaning of Old Norse word "öngleiki" (or ǫngleiki) in English.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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