Fagnaðar-öl

Old Norse Dictionary - fagnaðar-öl

Meaning of Old Norse word "fagnaðar-öl" (or fagnaðar-ǫl) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

fagnaðar-öl (fagnaðar-ǫl)
n. a joyful banquet, merry feast, Al. 150, Hkr. ii. 31.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fagnaðar-öl may be more accurately written as fagnaðar-ǫl.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚴᚾᛅᚦᛅᚱ-ᚢᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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