For-gipt

Old Norse Dictionary - for-gipt

Meaning of Old Norse word "for-gipt" in English.

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

for-gipt Old Norse word can mean:

for-gipt
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.
for-gipt
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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
f.
feminine.
mod.
modern.
Germ.
German.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Sd.
Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Bb.
Búnaðar-bálkr.
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