As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. the dark stripe along the back of cattle, Grett. 91, Eg. 149, v. l.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴ-ᛚᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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