Old Norse Dictionary - ras-gjöf

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

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

ras-gjöf (ras-gjǫf)
f., in the saying, ragr maðr tekr aptr rasgjöf sinn, a miserly fellow takes back his rash gifts.

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

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

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