As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
manga Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. [cp. Scot. Maggie], a contr. form from Margrét, as also Mangi irom Magnús.
- 2. a mangonel, a war machine, Fms. ix. to.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)