Ölhús-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - ölhús-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ölhús-maðr" (or ǫlhús-maðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ölhús-maðr (ǫlhús-maðr)
- m. a frequenter of an ale-house, N. G. L. i. 62, 68.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ölhús-maðr may be more accurately written as ǫlhús-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚᚼᚢᛋ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
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.)