NauðigrOld Icelandic Dictionary - nauðigr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "nauðigr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- (acc. nauðgan), a. unwilling, reluctant (Þyri fór mjök nauðig); taka konu nauðga, to ravish, mér er e-t nauðigt, it is against any will, I do not like it.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚢᚦᛁᚴᚱ
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