Frelsis-giöfOld Norse Dictionary - frelsis-giöf
Meaning of Old Norse word "frelsis-giöf" (or frelsis-giǫf) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- frelsis-giöf (frelsis-giǫf)
- f. a gift of freedom to a bondsman, Fs. 126, N. G. L. i. 33.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, frelsis-giöf may be more accurately written as frelsis-giǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛁᛚᛋᛁᛋ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)