As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- erfða-öldr (erfða-ǫldr)
- n. [Dan. arveöl], a funeral feast, n. G. L. i. 432.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, erfða-öldr may be more accurately written as erfða-ǫldr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚱᚠᚦᛅ-ᚢᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.