Sauða-kvöðOld Norse Dictionary - sauða-kvöð
Meaning of Old Norse word "sauða-kvöð" (or sauða-kvǫð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- sauða-kvöð (sauða-kvǫð)
- f. a tax paid in sheep, Sturl. iii. 258.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, sauða-kvöð may be more accurately written as sauða-kvǫð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᚢᚦᛅ-ᚴᚢᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)