As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [A. S. maddere], madder, rubia, a plant, Hjalt.: freq. in local names, Möðru-dalr, Möðru-fell, Möðru-vellir, Landn.; Möðru-vellingar, the men from M.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚦᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Hjaltalín, Icelandic Botany.
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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