As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a witch, sorceress, Ísl. ii. 73, Stj. 491, v. l.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛚᛏᚱᛅ-ᚴᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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