Old Norwegian Dictionary - heygjöf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "heygjöf" (or heygjǫf) in Norwegian.

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

heygjöf (heygjǫf)
heygjöf, f. Handling at kaste Hø for Hesteller Ko. Laxd. 84 (23424); um hey-gjafir ferðamanna dvs. at Reisende tageHø til sine Heste af de Høstakke, somde finde underveis, Bp. I, 71913.

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, heygjöf may be more accurately written as heygjǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚽᛦᚵᛁᚯᚠ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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