Old Norwegian Dictionary - öldrykkja

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öldrykkja" (or ǫldrykkja) in Norwegian.

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

öldrykkja (ǫldrykkja)
öldrykkja, f. Drikkelag; œxti hón öl-drykkjur at erfa brœðr sína Am. 71;hafði Snorri goði inni haustboð mikit- þar var öldrykkja ok fast drukkitEb. 37 (656).

Part of speech: f

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛚᚦᚱᛦᚴᚴᛁᛆ
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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