Ávaxtar-tíund

Old Norse Dictionary - ávaxtar-tíund

Meaning of Old Norse word "ávaxtar-tíund" in English.

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

ávaxtar-tíund
f. a Norse law term, a sort of income tax, opp. to höfuðtíund; nú er hverr maðr skyldr at göra tíund sá er fjár má afla, bæði h. (tithe on capital) ok á. (tithe on interest), N. G. L. i. 346.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
L.
Linnæus.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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