Mann-fjöldiOld Norse Dictionary - mann-fjöldi
Meaning of Old Norse word "mann-fjöldi" (or mann-fjǫldi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mann-fjöldi (mann-fjǫldi)
- a, m. a multitude, crowd of men, Fms. vi. 203, vii. 161, xi. 108, Ann. 1403, passim.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mann-fjöldi may be more accurately written as mann-fjǫldi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᚠᛁᚢᛚᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)