Old Norse Dictionary - verð-gjöf

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

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

verð-gjöf (verð-gjǫf)
f. a giving a meal, K. Þ. K. 88.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
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