As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a betrothed woman, = Germ. braut, viz. from the betrothal to the wedding, Ísl. ii. 217. Fms. ii. 9, Grág. i. 355.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛋᛏᛅᚱ-ᚴᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)