As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f, a royal residence; hafa a., to reside, used especially of kings, Fms. i. 23, x. 209, Hkr. i. 63, Eg. 170, Nj. 5, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᛋᛁᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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