Old Norse Dictionary - trað-gjöf

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

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

trað-gjöf (trað-gjǫf)
f. cramming, giving sheep and cattle as much fodder as they can eat, Jb. 224.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
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