Old Norse Dictionary - ölðr-hús

Meaning of Old Norse word "ölðr-hús" (or ǫlðr-hús) in English.

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

ölðr-hús (ǫlðr-hús)
n. a banqueting-house, n. G. L. i. 32, 62, 68, 72, 207.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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