As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. common reckoning, Íb. 18: β. (Norse), general census, with a view to making a levy, n. G. L. i. 98; Fr. = almannaþing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛘᛅᚾᚾᛅ-ᛏᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.