As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a stern-gangway, by which people went on board or went ashore. Fms. vii. 143, Eg. 121, Fbr. 130.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᛏ-ᛒᚱᚢᚴᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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