As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a kerchief, hood (= sveipr, sveigr), Edda (Gl.); hón sækir þá sveipu sína ok veitði upp yfir hófuð sér, Ísl. ii. 76.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᛁᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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