Old Norwegian Dictionary - erfðaöldr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "erfðaöldr" (or erfðaǫldr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

erfðaöldr (erfðaǫldr)
erfðaöldr, m. Arveøl, = erfiøl, erfis-drykkja (jvf erfa 1); prestr á til atfara nauðsynjalaust til erfðaölda eðasáloölda Gul. 23 (152); prestr á til atfara nauðsynjalaust til erfðaöldra SKr.81 (4329).

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, erfðaöldr may be more accurately written as erfðaǫldr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚽᚱᚠᚦᛆᚯᛚᚦᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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