leidang

English translation: leidang

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Norwegian term or phrase:leidang
English translation:leidang
Entered by: Tara Chace

20:01 Jul 23, 2009
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - History
Norwegian term or phrase: leidang
A history of a particular location in Norway includes the line: "Etter leidangsboki 1624 var leidangen...1 pund smor, 1 bukkskinn og 1 kalvskinn."
Timoshka
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leidang
Explanation:
"leiðangr"
A mediaeval tax levy to be paid by (free) farmers to support a military fleet.
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Tara Chace
United States
Local time: 20:29
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Mange tak, Tara! I appreciate your help on this one.
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leidang


Explanation:
"leiðangr"
A mediaeval tax levy to be paid by (free) farmers to support a military fleet.


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leidang
Tara Chace
United States
Local time: 20:29
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8
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Mange tak, Tara! I appreciate your help on this one.

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