- lífgjöf (lífgjǫf)
- lífgjöf, f. Handlingen at skjænke en Livet,frelse ham fra Døden; var maðrinn þegarleystr, gékk sá maðr fyrir konung okþakkaði honum lífgjöf Fm. VI, 22421;ef þér þykkir nökkut veitt í lífgjöf þínniVatsd. 3 (721).
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, lífgjöf may be more accurately written as lífgjǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛁᚠᚵᛁᚯᚠ
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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