As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a ladle, ekki er sopið kálið Þó í ausuna sé komit (a proverb), many a slip ‘twixt the cup and the lip, Grett. 132, Þórð. 51.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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