As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. ‘fish-fouler,’ a nickname of one who returns without having caught any fish, fara fýlu, Finnb. 352.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛋᚴᛁ-ᚠᚢᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)