As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
kostgæfa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ða, -ðr), v.
- 1) to push on with a thing; ~ eptirförina, to press the pursuit hard;
- 2) with infin., to strive, take pains (Þ. kostgæði svá mjök at hjálpa föruneyti sínu).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛋᛏᚴᛅᚠᛅ
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