As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n, f. [ólga], a swelling, rolling, as a naut. term; það er ylgja í sjónum, a heavy rolling; lítil bylgja þá lág er ylgja, Stef. Ól.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Stef. Ól.
- Stefán Ólafsson.
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