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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

af·gift sb. f. [; -ir]

1) [af ■] afgift ‖ dues, duties
2) [e-s] (undladt) “femtedelsafgift” (på ngt) (cf. afgjǫf sb. f.) ‖ (unpaid) “duty of one fifth” (on sth.) (cf. afgjǫf sb. f.)
3) [af e-u] syndsforladelse, aflad ‖ absolution, indulgence

cf. simplex gift (54)

Forms: afgipt (6); afgiptir (5); afgiftir (2); afgift (2); afgipta (2); afgiftum (1); af gíptir (1); af giptir (1);

Gloss.: ClV -pt; ClVSuppl -pt; Fr -pt; Hertzb -pt; NO -pt

Literature: Magnús M. Lárusson 1962 [KLNM 7] 397

Genre. (expected): charters: 9 (2); historical works: 4 (3); legal works: 4 (2); religious works: 2 (5); contemporary sagas: 1 (1);