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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bekkjar·gjǫf sb. f. [; ·gjafir]

“bænkegave”, gave fra brudgom til brud (cf. brúðbekkr sb. m.) ‖ “bench-gift”, gift from bridegroom to bride

cf. simplex gjǫf (247)

Forms: beckiar giof (6); bekkiar giof (4); beckiar giỏf (3); beckiargiof (3); bekkjargjǫf (2); bækkiar giof (2); bæikiar giof (2); beckiargiỏf (2); bekkjargjafir (1); bækkiargiargiof (1); beikkiar giof (1); bekkiargiỏf (1); beikkiar giof ... beikiar giof (1); bæckiar giof (1);

Gloss.: EJ (²bekkr); ClV (¹bekkr); Fr; Fr4; NO; BL

Literature: Frimannslund 1956 [KLNM 1] 461-462; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 259; Hrefna Róbertsdóttir 1986 37-39; Kålund 1893 [ANF 9] 88-89; Magnús M. Lárusson 1966 [KLNM 11] 699-700

Genre. (expected): charters: 20 (2); historical works: 3 (5); unclassified: 2 (0); legendary sagas: 2 (1); romances: 2 (3); family sagas: 1 (4);