Almanna-tal

Old Norse Dictionary - almanna-tal

Meaning of Old Norse word "almanna-tal" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

almanna-tal
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

Abbreviations used:

Fr.
French in etymologies.
L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
Íb.
Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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