As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [akin to skauð], a small skin-bag, H. E. i. 473, Edda ii. 314, 430; nafra-s., skjóðu skrúð, Fms. vi. 374, freq. in mod. usage. skjóðu-pungr, m. a skin-purse, Þjorf. Karl. 374.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚢᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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