As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [Scot. laing], ling, a fish, Fas. ii. 111, Edda (Gl.), freq. in mod. usage, löngu-bak, n. a nickname, Landn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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