Öl-færrOld Norse Dictionary - öl-færr
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-færr" (or ǫl-færr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-færr (ǫl-færr)
- adj. able to take care of oneself; hestfærr ok ölfærr, Gþl. 269.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-færr may be more accurately written as ǫl-færr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᚠᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)