As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. the duty of a thane towards his liege lord, allegiance (játa e-m þegnskyldu).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚴᚾᛋᚴᚢᛚᛏᛅ
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