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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

af·gjǫf sb. f. [; ·gjafir]

(cf. afgift sb. f.)

1) ydelse, betaling ‖ payment
2) [e-s / af e-u] “femtedelsafgift” (på udbytte) (ydet til de fattige ved dispensation fra helligdagslovgivningen) ‖ “duty of one fifth” (on produce) (given to the poor as dispensation from rules concerning observance of Holy Days)
3) [e-s] undladt “femtedelsafgift” ‖ unpaid “duty of one fifth”

cf. simplex gjǫf (247)

Forms: afgiof (4); afgiỏf (2); af giỏf (2); af giafer (2); afgiafer (1); afgiafir (1); afgjǫf (1); af giafir (1);

Gloss.: ClV; ClVSuppl; Fr; Hertzb; Fr4; NO

Literature: Lúðvík Kristjánsson 1986 36-37; Magnús M. Lárusson 1961 [KLNM 6] 389

Genre. (expected): charters: 7 (1); legal works: 6 (1); contemporary sagas: 1 (1);