Skatt-gjöfOld Norse Dictionary - skatt-gjöf
Meaning of Old Norse word "skatt-gjöf" (or skatt-gjǫf) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skatt-gjöf (skatt-gjǫf)
- f. the offering of tribute, Hkr. i. 15, 137, Rb. 508.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skatt-gjöf may be more accurately written as skatt-gjǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᛏᛏ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)