Old Norwegian Dictionary - föðurgjöld

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "föðurgjöld" (or fǫðurgjǫld) in Norwegian.

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

föðurgjöld (fǫðurgjǫld)
föðurgjöld, n. pl. hvad der betales ensom Erstatning for hans Faders Drab.SE. I, 21813; Grett. 1117.

Part of speech: n pl

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᚦᚢᚱᚵᛁᚯᛚᚦ
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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