HundraðOld Icelandic Dictionary - hundrað
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hundrað" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- (pl. hundruð), n. hundred; tírœtt h. = 100; tólfrœtt h. = 120; hundruðum, by (in) hundreds; as value, one hundred and twenty ells of the stuff wadmal; h. frítt, a hundred paid in cattle; tólf hundruð mórend, twelve hundred in dark-striped wadmal; ~ silfrs, ? the silver value of 120 ells (= 20 ounces).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚾᛏᚱᛅᚦ
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