As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a score, notch, incision, passim in mod. usage. skoru-kefli, n. a ‘score-stick,’ tally (used in keeping accounts); þó skal búandi hverr augljós nef hafa á bryggju-sporði á skorukefli fyrir ármann, each franklin (in paying his levy) is to shew his tally to the king’s steward, n. G. L. i. 200.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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