Um-tölurOld Norse Dictionary - um-tölur
Meaning of Old Norse word "um-tölur" (or um-tǫlur) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- um-tölur (um-tǫlur)
- f. pl. persuasions; með vinsæld hans ok umtölum, persuasions, Fms. i. 32; eggjan hans ok umtölur, vi. 47; við umtölur góðra manna, Nj. 267.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, um-tölur may be more accurately written as um-tǫlur.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛘ-ᛏᚢᛚᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)