Öl-málOld Norse Dictionary - öl-mál
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-mál" (or ǫl-mál) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-mál (ǫl-mál)
- n. pl. ‘ale-talk,’ table-talk, Ls. 1, Fms. xi. 19.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-mál may be more accurately written as ǫl-mál.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᛘᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Loka-senna. (A. I.)