Öl-seljaOld Norse Dictionary - öl-selja
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-selja" (or ǫl-selja) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-selja (ǫl-selja)
- u, f. a female cup-bearer, Eg. 210, Lex. Poët.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-selja may be more accurately written as ǫl-selja.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᛋᛁᛚᛁᛅ
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.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.