As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [early Swed. oydla; cp. Dan. ögle, ‘der er ögler i mosen’]:—a lizard, also a toad, ÓH.: hence eðl-vina, adj. the friend of lizards and toads, epithet of a witch, Hdl.; cp. the charm in Macbeth.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢᚦᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hyndlu-ljóð. (A. II.)