As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. the nomination of judges in the Icel. court, described in Íb. ch. 5; in parliament the goðar (priests) had the right to appoint the judges, Grág. i. 25; þeir (viz. the priests) skyldu dómnefnur eiga á þingum, Fms. iii. 106.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛘ-ᚾᛁᚠᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)
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