Old Norse Dictionary - öðlan

Meaning of Old Norse word "öðlan" (or ǫðlan) in English.

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

öðlan (ǫðlan)
f. a gaining, acquiring; öðlun góðra hluta, 656 B. 7.

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

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

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