As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-drykkja (ǫl-drykkja)
- u, f. ale-drinking, Am., Eb. 184.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-drykkja may be more accurately written as ǫl-drykkja.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᛏᚱᚢᚴᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.