As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and ölhuga or öluga, by eliding the h and changing the vowel through the following u, adj. ind. [hugr], whole-hearted, in full earnest, Sturl. iii. 272, v. l.; ölhuga ́st, sincere love, Greg. 17.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚ-ᚼᚢᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Gregory. (F. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)