Old Norse Dictionary - mjöð-drukkinn

Meaning of Old Norse word "mjöð-drukkinn" (or mjǫð-drukkinn) in English.

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

mjöð-drukkinn (mjǫð-drukkinn)
part. ‘mead-drunk,’ Fms. viii. 94.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚢᚦ-ᛏᚱᚢᚴᚴᛁᚾᚾ
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.)
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