Fjár-gjöf

Old Norse Dictionary - fjár-gjöf

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

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

fjár-gjöf (fjár-gjǫf)
f. a gift of money, Fms. v. 175, v. l.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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