Old Norwegian Dictionary - ölvaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ölvaðr" (or ǫlvaðr) in Norwegian.

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

ölvaðr (ǫlvaðr)
ölvaðr, adj. beruset, = ölóðr; er drukkitlengi á nátt fram; en er þat þraut,ganga menn ölvaðir at sofa Fm. XI,42415.

Part of speech: adj

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛚᚠᛆᚦᚱ
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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