As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a parley, council, conference, Orkn. 52, Ó. H. 43, Sks. 274; vera á tali ok málstefnu, Fms. i. 52; á málstefnu ok ráðagörðum, vii. 282.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛚ-ᛋᛏᛁᚠᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Also available in related dictionaries:
This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.