TólftungrOld Norse Dictionary - tólftungr
Meaning of Old Norse word "tólftungr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the twelfth part of a thing (cp. þriðjungr, fjórðungr … áttungr), Sks. 59, Vm. 48.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛚᚠᛏᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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