Ást-gjöf

Old Norse Dictionary - ást-gjöf

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

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

ást-gjöf (ást-gjǫf)
f., theol. grace, gift; á. Heilags Anda, Skálda 210, Skv. i. 7, Andr. 63; in pl., Magn. 514.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
theol.
theological, theologically.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Andr.
Andreas Saga. (F. III.)
Magn.
Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
Skv.
Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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