Smjör-pundOld Norse Dictionary - smjör-pund
Meaning of Old Norse word "smjör-pund" (or smjǫr-pund) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- smjör-pund (smjǫr-pund)
- n. a ‘butter-pound,’ a kind of weight, Gþl. 524.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, smjör-pund may be more accurately written as smjǫr-pund.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛘᛁᚢᚱ-ᛒᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)