ÞungaOld Norse Dictionary - þunga
Meaning of Old Norse word "þunga" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to load, only in part.; af hverju þeir hefði mest þungað skip sitt, Fb. ii. 28; þunguð kona, a woman with child; Þórey var mjök þunguð, Th. was far advanced, Fs. 143; Elizabeth frændkona þín gengr þunguð að einum syni, Luke i. 36; en eptir þá daga varð hans húsfrú Elizabeth þunguð, 24.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚾᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Theophilus. (F. III.)
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