As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [Lat. palma], a ‘palm-rule,’ the striking across the palm of the hand with a ruler.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛚᛘᛅ-ᛋᛏᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements