As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f., or -matr, m. a month’s rate, a Norse law term referring to the value of estates, an estate being valued at so and so many months’ mata, see mata, N. G. L., B. K., D. N. passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᛅᚦᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- B. K.
- Björgynjar Kálfskinn. (J. II.)
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)