As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- gaf, [Germ. übergeben], to forsake, abandon, Fas. ii. 420 (a vellum of the 15th century), freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱ-ᚴᛁᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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