MjaltirOld Norse Dictionary - mjaltir
Meaning of Old Norse word "mjaltir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
mjaltir Old Norse word can mean:
- f. pl. the milking; vóru konur at mjöltum, Eb. 316, freq. in mod. usage: mjölt, sing., is used of the grime on the hands from milking, þvo af sér mjöltina.
- COMPDS: mjaltakona, mjaltatími.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛅᛚᛏᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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