ÞungrOld Icelandic Dictionary - þungr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "þungr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
þungr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) heavy, weighty (þótti mér hann nökkurs til ~); ~ á baki, heavy to carry on horseback; skip þungt undir árum, heavy to pull with oars;
- 2) fig. heavy, oppressive (mannfæðin var hin þyngsta); honum vóru augu þung, he was heavy-eyed; með þungu yfirbragði, with a gloomy mien; henni féll þungt til fjár, her money affairs were bird; e-m veitir þyngra, one gets the worst of it; fá þungt af e-m, to suffer hard treatment from one; mér er þungt, segir Eyjólfr, I do not feel well, says E.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚾᚴᚱ
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