Jóla-höllOld Norse Dictionary - jóla-höll
Meaning of Old Norse word "jóla-höll" (or jóla-hǫll) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- jóla-höll (jóla-hǫll)
- f. a hall where Yule is held, Fms. ix. 372.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, jóla-höll may be more accurately written as jóla-hǫll.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢᛚᛅ-ᚼᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)