As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. ‘tusk-ware,’ i. e. walrus-tusks as an article of trade, Rétt. 47, Fb. iii. 445, cp. Sks. 127.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚾᚾ-ᚢᛅᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Réttarbætr. (B. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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