Old Norse Dictionary - konungs-gjöf

Meaning of Old Norse word "konungs-gjöf" (or konungs-gjǫf) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

konungs-gjöf (konungs-gjǫf)
f. a king’s gift, Eg. 183.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, konungs-gjöf may be more accurately written as konungs-gjǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚢᚾᚴᛋ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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