As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a night-wake, night-watch, sitting up at night, Hom. 36:—of a lyke-wake, alla þjónustu skal hann veita mót tíund nema náttvöku, N. G. L. i. 347.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᛏᛏ-ᚢᛅᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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