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" In olden times, before minted gold or silver came into use, the metals were rolled up in spiral-formed rings, and pieces, cut off and weighed, were used as a medium of payment ; hence in old times baugr simply means money  "
An Icelandic-English Dictionary: Based on the Ms. Collections of the Late ... - Page 53
edited by - 1874 - 779 pages
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Contested Etymologies in the Dictionary of the Rev. W. W. Skeat

Hensleigh Wedgwood - English language - 1882 - 193 pages
...spiral ring. " Before minted gold or silver came into use the precious metals were rolled out in spiral rings, and pieces cut off and weighed were used as a medium of payment. Hence in old times baugr means simply money, used by the poets in numberless compounds. AS poetry abounds in epithets such as...
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Linguistisch-historische Forschungen zur Handelsgeschichte und ..., Volume 1

Otto Schrader - Clothing and dress - 1886 - 291 pages
...fd)ungen jur beutfd)cn ®efá)iá)te I, 228 ff. 3n bcm 3Sigfuffon= fd)en Scjicon rtnrb §u baugr bemerit: In olden times, before minted gold or silver came...hence in old times baugr simply means money, used in the poets in numberless compounds". ®cr ЭЗаидг bient afô Sïampftoraê, ató ©elbftrafe...
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Reallexikon der indogermanischen altertumskunde: Grundzüge einer kultur- und ...

Otto Schrader - Aryan antiquities - 1901 - 1048 pages
...bouc, bouga}' In оЫеп times, before minted gold or silver came into use. the metals nere roiled zip in spiral-formed rings, and pieces cut off" and weighed...of payment', hence in old, times baugr simply means mo net/, used in the poets in numberless compounds. Ebenso deutlich ist dieser Gebrauch bei anderen...
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Reallexikon der germanischen Altertumskunde, Volume 13

Johannes Hoops - History - 1999 - 653 pages
...des Bußgeldes für den Herrscher genannt (6, 89). Cleasby/ Vigfusson führen zu baugr — ,Geld' an: „in olden times, before minted gold or silver came...hence in old times, baugr simply means money, used in the poets in numberless compounds" (4). In dieser Funktion ist der baugr allerdings kaum noch als...
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