Old 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.)
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