Öl-stofaOld 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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)