Kvenn-gjöfOld Norse Dictionary - kvenn-gjöf
Meaning of Old Norse word "kvenn-gjöf" (or kvenn-gjǫf) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kvenn-gjöf (kvenn-gjǫf)
- f. a gift to a woman, N. G. L. i. 75.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kvenn-gjöf may be more accurately written as kvenn-gjǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᚾᚾ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)