As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. homage, the duty of a liegeman towards his lord; eptir þat veitti jarl honum önga lýðskyldu, Fms. iv. 24, Ó. H. 91; sem góðr þegn skal góðum konungi veita, skal ek honum alla þá lögliga lýðskyldu … (in the oath of homage), Gþl. 68.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚦ-ᛋᚴᚢᛚᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.