TuggaOld Norse Dictionary - tugga
Meaning of Old Norse word "tugga" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n, f. [tyggja], a chewed mouthful, the word is freq. in mod. usage, but seems not to be found in old prose, although it occurs in poets (in poët. phrases), munins tugga, Gísl., Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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