Öl-stofa

Old Norse Dictionary - öl-stofa

Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-stofa" (or ǫl-stofa) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

öl-stofa (ǫl-stofa)
u, f. an ale-room, drinking-hall, Orkn. 248.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-stofa may be more accurately written as ǫl-stofa.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᛋᛏᚢᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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