gyllin

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Faroese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gl (abbreviation)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gyllin m (genitive singular gyllins, plural gyllin)

  1. (unit of area) 1/16 mørk = 20 skinn
  2. (whaling, unit of weight) 20 skinn = 20* (38 kg tvøst (whale meat) + 34 kg spik (blubber)) = 760 kg tvøst + 680 kg spik = 1440 kg meat and blubber of pilot whale (grindahvalur)
  3. (obsolete, numismatics) guilder, florin
  4. (obsolete, numismatics) guilder, former currency of Netherland