LeiðangrOld Icelandic Dictionary - leiðangr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "leiðangr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
leiðangr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (gen. -rs), m.
- 1) levy, esp. by sea (including men, ships and money); bjóða út ~i, to levy men and ships for war (bjóða út ~i at mönnum ok vistum); hafa ~ úti, to make a sea expedition;
- 2) war contribution, war tax.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚦᛅᚾᚴᚱ
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