Old Norwegian Dictionary - stórgjöfull

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "stórgjöfull" (or stórgjǫfull) in Norwegian.

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

stórgjöfull (stórgjǫfull)
stórgjöfull, adj. meget gavmild, som giver store Gaver; hann var stórgjöfull viðvini sína Fm. VI, 4303; hann var -örr ok stórgjöfull Fm. VIII, 23812.

Part of speech: adj

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᛏᚮᚱᚵᛁᚯᚠᚢᛚᛚ
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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