As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a measuring, Edda 47, Stj. 211, Fms. xi. 441:—a measure, dimension, Skálda 175, Alg. 372, Stj. 292. mælingar-fræði, f. geometry.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛚᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Algorismus. (H. III.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.