Old Norwegian Dictionary - jafnaðargjöf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "jafnaðargjöf" (or jafnaðargjǫf) in Norwegian.

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

jafnaðargjöf (jafnaðargjǫf)
jafnaðargjöf, f. Gave som gives nogen i Erstatning, til Gjengjæld for hvad man af ham faar eller har faaet. DN. I,28013. II, 61110. IV, 5905; gefast jafn-aðargjöf sín í millum DN. III, 1727;gefast jafnaðargjöfum DN. I, 4267.X, 745.

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, jafnaðargjöf may be more accurately written as jafnaðargjǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛁᛆᚠᚿᛆᚦᛆᚱᚵᛁᚯᚠ
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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