As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. ‘ship-levy;’ in Norway the country for the purposes of levy was divided into ‘skipreiður,’ tvá menn skal nefna ór hverri skipreiðu, Gþl. 10; var þá rannsakat útboð í hverri skipreiðu, Ó. H. 148; skipta í skipreiður, Hkr. i. 146.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛒ-ᚱᛁᛁᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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