SnuggaOld Norse Dictionary - snugga
Meaning of Old Norse word "snugga" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- pres. snuggir, defect. in other forms, [Swed. snugga = Icel. sníkja]:—to hanker after; snæliga snuggir kváðu Finnar, it snuffs of snow, quoth the Finns, FmS. vii. 20; horfa ok snugga heljar til, to throw a hankering look towards Hel, Skm. 27; Judæi skyldi eigi þurfa til þess at snugga, at nokkurn tím komi undir þá konungdómrinn, they need not hanker after that, Stj. (MS.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᚢᚴᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Skírnis-mál. (A. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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