As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl.; in the phrase, hafa (vera) mætur á e-u, = mæti, Ld. 60, Fb. i. 262, Grett. 68 new Ed., Fas. i. 247 (in a verse), and in mod. usage; see mæti above.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛏᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.