As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [cp. Lat. sparus], a kind of (Irish) axe, Orkn. 50, Fms. vii. 72, x. 139.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᛅᚱᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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