As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. the long fast, Lenten fast, Grág. i. 245, 246, 291, K. Þ. K. 122, 124, Rb. 82, Stj.; langaföstu-ígangr, the beginning of Lent, Grág. i. 122.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᚴᛅ-ᚠᛅᛋᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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