Festar-öl

Old Norse Dictionary - festar-öl

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

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

festar-öl (festar-ǫl)
n. betrothal-ale, Fas. iii. 62.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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