Old Norwegian Dictionary - sonargjöld

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sonargjöld" (or sonargjǫld) in Norwegian.

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

sonargjöld (sonargjǫld)
sonargjöld, n. pl. Betaling som nogen faar i Erstatning for Tabet af sin Søn; Hreið-marr tók gullit at sonargjöldum SE.I, 3564; skaltu fœra fé þetta föðurþínum; í sonargjöld sendi ek honumEg. 55 (11627).

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, sonargjöld may be more accurately written as sonargjǫld.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚮᚿᛆᚱᚵᛁᚯᛚᚦ
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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