As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f., lit. what a man takes to do (esp. in a low sense), an expedient, contrivance, Fms. iii. 85, vi. 189, xi. 15, Fs. 18, 64, Nj. 54; þá grunaði mjök um tiltekjur jarls, about the earl’s designs, Orkn. 440; at hvárri-tveggju tiltekju þessi, in either case, Grág. ii. 228.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛚ-ᛏᛁᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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