Smjör-spannOld Norse Dictionary - smjör-spann
Meaning of Old Norse word "smjör-spann" (or smjǫr-spann) in English.
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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)