As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or mæta-maðr, m. a worthy man, Sturl. i. 9, Fas. i. 28.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛏᛁᛋ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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