Old Norwegian Dictionary - verðgjöf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "verðgjöf" (or verðgjǫf) in Norwegian.

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

verðgjöf (verðgjǫf)
verðgjöf, f. hvad man giver en at spise;rétt er ok mat at sjóða helgan dagþá til verðgjafa Grág. 3212.

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, verðgjöf may be more accurately written as verðgjǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚽᚱᚦᚵᛁᚯᚠ
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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