As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [hundr], a little dog, doggie, Mar. 494, v. l.: name of a giantess, whence Hyndlu-ljóð, n. pl. the name of an old song.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚾᛏᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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