Almenning

Old Icelandic Dictionary - almenning

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "almenning" in English.

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

almenning Old Icelandic word can mean:

almenning
f.
almenning
1) common land;
almenning
2) common or public pasture;
almenning
3) public thoroughfare (in Norse towns);
almenning
4) the people, public in general;
almenning
5) levy, conscription; fullr (allr), hálfr ~r, a full (complete) or half levy of men and ships.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛘᛁᚾᚾᛁᚾᚴ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
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