Öl-bækiOld Norse Dictionary - öl-bæki
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-bæki" (or ǫl-bæki) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-bæki (ǫl-bæki)
- n. an ale-cask, Landn. (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-bæki may be more accurately written as ǫl-bæki.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᛒᛅᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)