Old Norse Dictionary - öld

Meaning of Old Norse word "öld" (or ǫld) in English.

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

öld (ǫld)
= öldr, a banquet; sálu-öld, erfða-öld, a funeral, arvel.

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

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

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