As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- smjör-spann (smjǫr-spann)
- n. a measure of butter, Bs. ii. 134.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, smjör-spann may be more accurately written as smjǫr-spann.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛘᛁᚢᚱ-ᛋᛒᛅᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.