nauðga

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EtymologyEdit

From the Old Norse nauðga (to compel, to force; to ravish).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

nauðga (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative nauðgaði, supine nauðgað)

  1. (with dative) to rape, to violate
    Vini mínum var nauðgað þegar hann var í útlöndum.
    My friend was raped while he was overseas.

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Old NorseEdit

VerbEdit

nauðga

  1. (with dative) to compel, to force
    Nauðga mönnum til blóta.
    To force men to worship.
  2. to ravish, violate, defile, profane

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: nøde
  • Faroese: neyðga
  • Icelandic: nauðga
  • Norwegian Bokmål: nøde