Öl-konaOld Norse Dictionary - öl-kona
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-kona" (or ǫl-kona) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-kona (ǫl-kona)
- u, f. an ale-maid, ale-seller, N. G. L. ii. 204.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-kona may be more accurately written as ǫl-kona.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᚴᚢᚾᛅ
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.)