Öl-óðrOld Norse Dictionary - öl-óðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-óðr" (or ǫl-óðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-óðr (ǫl-óðr)
- adj. ‘ale-mad,’ drunk, Eg. 373, Fms. viii. 249.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-óðr may be more accurately written as ǫl-óðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)