As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [no doubt derived from sinn = síngjarn], greed, avarice, Sks. 451, 585, 665: stinginess, 440, and so in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᚾᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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