As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. nomination to the legislative body and the courts, including dómnefna and lögréttuskipan, Grág. i. 5; cp. Íb. ch. 5.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛋ-ᚾᛁᚠᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)
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