As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
for-gipt Old Norse word can mean:
- f. payment for alimentation, = mod. meðgjöf, Sd. 149, Fms. vi. 298, vii. 112, Fas. ii. 438, Fs. 29, 64. forgiptar-laust, adj. without costs, 655 xx. 4.
- II. [Germ. vergift], poison, Bb. 3. 68, but in this sense it can scarcely be called an Icel. word.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᚴᛁᛒᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.