Þrif-gjöfOld Norse Dictionary - þrif-gjöf
Meaning of Old Norse word "þrif-gjöf" (or þrif-gjǫf) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þrif-gjöf (þrif-gjǫf)
- f. a gift of grace; þ. Guðs, Post. (Unger) 235.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þrif-gjöf may be more accurately written as þrif-gjǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᛁᚠ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)