Öl-dúkrOld Norse Dictionary - öl-dúkr
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-dúkr" (or ǫl-dúkr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-dúkr (ǫl-dúkr)
- m. an ‘ale-napkin,’ worn round the neck, N. G. L. i. 175.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-dúkr may be more accurately written as ǫl-dúkr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᛏᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)