Old Norwegian Dictionary - ölr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ölr" (or ǫlr) in Norwegian.

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

ölr (ǫlr)
ölr, m. Or, Older, Elle, lat. alnus, = alri,elri, elrir (jvf erði); spjót svá seigt okhart, at eigi kunni at brotna, segist atskaptit væri af þeim viði er ölr kallastKlm. 196.

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, ölr may be more accurately written as ǫlr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛚᚱ
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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