As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f., in the east of Icel. svinta, Oldn. Ordb., [from a mid. Lat. succinctum or the like; the word was prob. borrowed during the Engl. trade of the 15th century]:—an apron, very freq. in mod. usage, Piltr og Stulka 35; röndótta svuntu, 50; svuntu-horn, id.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚢᚾᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- mid. Lat.
- middle Latin.