Kirkju-gjöfOld Norse Dictionary - kirkju-gjöf
Meaning of Old Norse word "kirkju-gjöf" (or kirkju-gjǫf) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kirkju-gjöf (kirkju-gjǫf)
- f. a donation to a church, K. Þ. K. 166.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kirkju-gjöf may be more accurately written as kirkju-gjǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚱᚴᛁᚢ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)