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'Islendsk Mal-nefne', a list of Icelandic words in alphabetical order without interpretations, written in the 17th cent.(?)

MS. Boreal 70
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Beg. 'Abbadys, ad, ada, adall.'

A probably unique MS.


  • written in the 17th cent.(?)


31 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 70

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 20711

A catalogue by Magnusen, dated 1828, is in the Library, and was printed in 1832 with the title 'Catalogus...codicum cliii manuscriptorum Borealium præcipuæ Islandicæ originis, ...autcore... Finno Magnæo, Islando'.

Custodial History

Owned by 'Gudmundur Lydsson' in about A.D. 1800.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/8 × 6 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom