Fiski-gjöf

Old Norse Dictionary - fiski-gjöf

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

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

fiski-gjöf (fiski-gjǫf)
f. a contribution in fish, N. G. L. i. 257.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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