Lífs-pundOld Norse Dictionary - lífs-pund
Meaning of Old Norse word "lífs-pund" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [a ‘lis-pound,’ Orkney and Shetl. lispund, 18 lbS. ScotS. qs. Lifskt pund from Liftand], a kind of weight, Gþl. 523; fjórar eru merkr ok sjautigir í lífspundi, MS. 732.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚠᛋ-ᛒᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)