As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a girl, = stelpa, by lisping and dropping the s, Piltr og Stúlka 9, freq. so in popular usage, for stelpa sounds too harshly; litla telpan, biddu telpuna að koma.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛚᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.