ÞrúgaOld Norse Dictionary - þrúga
Meaning of Old Norse word "þrúga" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þrúga Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. að, [Dan. true], to press; þrúga þeim til at greiða tíundir, D. n. iv. 141; hvárt hann vildi meðganga ó-þrúgaðr, without compulsion, Bs. i. 820; það þvingar, þrúgar með, það slær og lemr, Pass. 12. 13: the word is not freq. in Icel., but remains in the Dan.
- 2. u, f. [Ivar Aasen tryga, truga], a snow-shoe, i. e. a large flat frame with something stretched over it, worn by men or horses lest they should sink in the snow, described in Xenoph. Anab. iv. ch. 5, at the end, and said to be still used in Canada.
- II. [Dan. drue; Germ. trauhe], a grape, also a wine-press, Pass. 4. 3.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᚢᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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