Old Norwegian Dictionary - örlæti

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "örlæti" (or ǫrlæti) in Norwegian.

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

örlæti (ǫrlæti)
örlæti, n. gavmildt Væsen. Sturl. I, 10325;er Þangbrandr sá, at hann mátti eigihalda uppteknum hætti um örlætit, þátekr hann at herja á heiðna mennFlat. I, 36311.

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, örlæti may be more accurately written as ǫrlæti.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚱᛚᛅᛏᛁ
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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