As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a dilemma; in the phrase, leggja á tvíhættu, to run a risk, Fær. 144.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛁ-ᚼᛅᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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