Öl-hitaOld Norse Dictionary - öl-hita
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-hita" (or ǫl-hita) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-hita (ǫl-hita)
- u, f. ale-brewing, before Yule and other great feasts, Landn. 214, 215.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-hita may be more accurately written as ǫl-hita.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᚼᛁᛏᛅ
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.)