Old Norwegian Dictionary - kynnisgjöf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "kynnisgjöf" (or kynnisgjǫf) in Norwegian.

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

kynnisgjöf (kynnisgjǫf)
kynnisgjöf, n. Gave som Værten giver sinGjæst ved hans Afreise (jvf leiða e-mút, í brott með gjöfum). Fm. VI, 35817.

Part of speech: n

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛦᚿᚿᛁᛋᚵᛁᚯᚠ
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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