Öl-viðrOld Norse Dictionary - öl-viðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-viðr" (or ǫl-viðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öl-viðr (ǫl-viðr)
- m. = ölr, an alder-tree, Edda (Gl.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-viðr may be more accurately written as ǫl-viðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᚢᛁᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)