Old 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.)
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