As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [nenna], the name of a goddess, the wife of Balder, Edda, Ls.:—freq. in poët. circumlocutions of a woman, ól-nanna, beðjar n., bauga n., Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Loka-senna. (A. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.