MergðOld Norse Dictionary - mergð
Meaning of Old Norse word "mergð" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [margr], multitude, plenty; mergð fjár, plenty of wealth, Eg. 47; magn ok mergð ávaxtar, Bs. ii. 165, passim in mod. usage; the old writers prefer fjöldi, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚱᚴᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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