As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. (now in Icel. meðgjöf), pay for the maintenance of a child, N. G. l. I 30.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚾ-ᚠᚢᛚᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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