Old Norwegian Dictionary - prófastgjöf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "prófastgjöf" (or prófastgjǫf) in Norwegian.

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

prófastgjöf (prófastgjǫf)
prófastgjöf, f. Provsteløn, hvad der gives en i Betaling, Løn for at være prófastr?Bærljóti á Moom gefer ek só myklaprófastgjöf, sæm hann hefir inn fengiteðr kann at fá af þessom árgangenomDN. II, 468 (36711 fg).

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, prófastgjöf may be more accurately written as prófastgjǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛕᚱᚮᚠᛆᛋᛏᚵᛁᚯᚠ
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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