As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a giantess, Edda (Gl.): a romping lass, Fas. iii. 521; cp. flagð, flenna, skass, skersa, all of them names of giantesses, but also used of hoydenish women.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)