Þung-bærrOld Norse Dictionary - þung-bærr
Meaning of Old Norse word "þung-bærr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. heavy to bear, Eg. 379, Ld. 130: mostly metaph. burdensome. Eg. 226, Hkr. ii. 63, and so in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚾᚴ-ᛒᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)