Old Norwegian Dictionary - ástgjöf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ástgjöf" (or ástgjǫf) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

ástgjöf (ástgjǫf)
ástgjöf, f. Kjærlighedsgave, Gave som givesaf Kjærlighed. Stj. 820. 34513; Klm. 54729;Barl. 1395.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, ástgjöf may be more accurately written as ástgjǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᛋᛏᚵᛁᚯᚠ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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