As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. the rudder-hook, by which the rudder is hooked on to the stern-post, Eg. 360.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚢᚱᛁᛋ-ᛚᚢᚴᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)