Old Norse Dictionary - mál-sönnun

Meaning of Old Norse word "mál-sönnun" (or mál-sǫnnun) in English.

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

mál-sönnun (mál-sǫnnun)
f. evidence, argument, reason, Greg. 43.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mál-sönnun may be more accurately written as mál-sǫnnun.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Gregory. (F. II.)
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