Old Norwegian Dictionary - öldr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öldr" (or ǫldr) in Norwegian.

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

öldr (ǫldr)
öldr, n. 1) Øl; tak rugbrauð eigi blandaðvið annat korn ok brjót í vín eða öldrPr. 47015. 4717; varmt öldr Fm. VII,266; véar hverjan vel skolu drekkaöldr at Ægis eitt hörmeitið Hým. 39.32. 2) Drikkelag, = drykkja. Hm. 12 fg; at öldri ok at áti Grg. I, 2063;at öldr(i) né at áti Gul. 54.

Part of speech: n

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛚᚦᚱ
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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