As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a half rhyme (as in land lenda), Edda (Ht.) 135, 139; in the old dróttkvæði the half rhyme was used in the odd lines, but aðal-henda (a full rhyme) in the even.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᛏ-ᚼᛁᚾᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Hátta-tal. (C. I.)
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