As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. use, consumption; a. skógarins, Fs. 125, Nj. 78; a. fjár (pl.), Jb. 404 A, B (Ed. ofnevzlur).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᚾᛁᚢᛋᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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