As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. (fylgi-mær, Str. 6), a concubine, e. g. the mistresses of the clergy before the Reformation were called so, Sturl. i. 56, ii. 169, iii. 139.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛚᚴᛁ-ᚴᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
Works & Authors cited:
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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