As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a concubine if kept at home, med. Lat. focaria; the sense defined in N. G. L. i. 356, 16 (Norse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᛁᚾ-ᛁᛚᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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