Old Norse Dictionary - mál-vöndr

Meaning of Old Norse word "mál-vöndr" (or mál-vǫndr) in English.

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

mál-vöndr (mál-vǫndr)
m. a measuring wand, yard measure, Korm. 8.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
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