Um-gjöfOld Norse Dictionary - um-gjöf
Meaning of Old Norse word "um-gjöf" (or um-gjǫf) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- um-gjöf (um-gjǫf)
- spelt umb-gjöf, f. a gift, Clem. 45.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, um-gjöf may be more accurately written as um-gjǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛘ-ᚴᛁᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Clements Saga. (F. III.)