Old Norwegian Dictionary - nefgjöld

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "nefgjöld" (or nefgjǫld) in Norwegian.

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

nefgjöld (nefgjǫld)
nefgjöld, n. pl. Bøder som betales af nef-gildismenn; lét-að buðlungr bótir uppiné niðja heldr nefgjöld fá Hund. 1, 12.

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, nefgjöld may be more accurately written as nefgjǫld.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚿᚽᚠᚵᛁᚯᛚᚦ
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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