Á-reið

Old Norse Dictionary - á-reið

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-reið" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-reið
f. a charge of cavalry, Hkr. iii. 162, Fms. vii. 56: an invasion of horsemen, x. 413: at present a law term, a visitation or inspection by sworn franklins as umpires, esp. in matters about boundaries.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚱᛁᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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