As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. relapse, shock, adversity; meðan þeir vissu sér enga ván a., Bs. i. 752, Finnb. 312.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛒᛏᚱ-ᛏᚱᛁᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
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