ummál

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Icelandic[edit]

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Ummál og þvermál hrings(Circumference and diameter of a circle).

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ummál. See the Old Norse ummæli (Icelandic ummæli). Compare the Icelandic um(around) + mál(measurement) and mæla(measure).

Noun[edit]

ummál n ‎(genitive singular ummáls, nominative plural ummál)

  1. (mathematics) a perimeter; (sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object)
  2. (mathematics) a circumference; (length of a line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional figure)

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