As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f., poët. a woman, from her tight dress (?); nála n., a needle-woman, Grett. (in a verse): hirði-n., hör-n., poët. = a woman, linen-keeper, Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚢᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.