As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a ‘bee-fly,’ bee, Edda 12, Stj. 91, 210, etc.; bý-flygi, n. id., Bs. i. 210, Stj. 411.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢ-ᚠᛚᚢᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)