As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a ‘counter-wave:’ metaph. an objection, Thom. 42, Bs. ii. 42, Karl. 543.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᛏ-ᛒᛅᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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