As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
skyld Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) tax, due (heimta saman ~ir konungs);
- 2) incumbrance on an estate;
- 3) reason, sake; fyrir mína s., for my sake.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᛚᛏ
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