Gjaf-vinrOld Norse Dictionary - gjaf-vinr
Meaning of Old Norse word "gjaf-vinr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an open-handed friend, benefactor, Fbr. 204, Sturl. i. 89.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛅᚠ-ᚢᛁᚾᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)