Konungs-gjöfOld 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.)