As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
mæðr Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. or mæddr, in compds, sam-mæðr, from one mother; sundr-mæðr, not having the same mother.
- 2. or meyðr, f. = mey, a maid, a foreign form, which occurs in Gd. 3.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements