Mat-mál

Old Norse Dictionary - mat-mál

Meaning of Old Norse word "mat-mál" in English.

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

mat-mál
n. meal-time, Grág. i. 261, Nj. 197, Sd. 144; milli matmála, between two meals, Bs. i. 108; lítil er líðandi stund, löng matmáls stund, Hkr. i. 154 (a saying):—a meal. Fms. vii. 160.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sd.
Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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