Gyli-gjöfOld Norse Dictionary - gyli-gjöf
Meaning of Old Norse word "gyli-gjöf" (or gyli-gjǫf) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- gyli-gjöf (gyli-gjǫf)
- f. [cp. Eng. gewgaw], gewgaws, showy gifts, Nj. (MS.) 142, (Ed. sæmiligum gjöfum.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, gyli-gjöf may be more accurately written as gyli-gjǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚᛁ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)