Af-gjöf

Old Norse Dictionary - af-gjöf

Meaning of Old Norse word "af-gjöf" (or af-gjǫf) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

af-gjöf (af-gjǫf)
f. = afgipt, K. Á. 170, 174, H. E. i. 430.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, af-gjöf may be more accurately written as af-gjǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
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