ÖlseljaOld Norwegian Dictionary - ölselja
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ölselja" (or ǫlselja) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- ölselja (ǫlselja)
- ölselja, f. Kvinde som bærer Øllet om tilGjæsterne; dróttning ok Bárðr blönduðuþá drykkinn úlyfjani, ok báru þá inn;signdi Bárðr fullit, fékk síðan ölsel-junni; fœrði hón Agli ok bað drekkaEg. 44 (8519).
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, ölselja may be more accurately written as ǫlselja.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛚᛋᚽᛚᛁᛆ
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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