Smjör-pund

Old 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,l. 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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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