Ára-tal

Old Norse Dictionary - ára-tal

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

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

ára-tal
n. and ára-tala, u, f. number of years; fimtugr at áratali, Stj. 110, Rb. 484, Mar. 656 A. i. 29; hann (Ari Frodi) hafði áratal fyrst til þess er Kristni kom á Ísland, en síðan allt til sinna daga, Hkr. (pref.), seems to mean that Ari in respect of chronology divided his Íslendingabók into two periods, that before and that after the introduction of Christianity; Stj. 112 (periode).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᛅ-ᛏᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
pref.
preface.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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