Alin

Old Icelandic Dictionary - alin

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "alin" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

alin Old Icelandic word can mean:

alin
(gen. sing. alnar or álnar; pl. alnar or álnir), f. = öln;
alin
1) the old Icelandic ell (about half a yard);
alin
2) unit of value, an ell of woollen stuff (~ vaðmáls), = one sixth of an ounce(eyrir).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛁᚾ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
sing.
singular.
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