As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. task-work, forced labour, the French corvee, = atverk, q. v.; hón (the church) á tveggja manna á. á hval í Kjölsvík, Vm. 155; veita e-m á., D. N. ii. 133.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚴᛅᚾᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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