As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [Ulf. waips and wipja = στέφανος], a kind of wimple or woman’s hood, Edda ii. 494.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛁᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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